DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20212256

A case of self-treatment induced oral mucosal fixed drug eruptions associated with use of tinidazole - a case report

Swathi C. Prabhu, Harshavardhan K. Shetty

Abstract


Fixed drug eruptions (FDE) is a type of adverse reaction to drugs encountered in medical practice. Skin, glans penis is most common site of involvement. We hereby report a case of fixed drug eruption on oral mucosa due to tinidazole, a nitroimidazole-derivative which the patient had taken as he was suffering from gastro-intestinal distress. Very limited case reports have been found in literature with respect to tinidazole causing FDE.


Keywords


Fixed drug eruption, Tinidazole

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