Reach Us +44 7482 877735


Pancrelipase-Induced Hypersensitivity Reaction: Case Report and Review of Literature

Introduction Drug-induced exanthems are commonly associated with NSAIDs, antibiotics, and anti-epileptics. Pancrelipase is frequently used for conditions resulting in pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. Published case reports of pancrelipase hypersensitivity focus on the respiratory manifestations. Case Report Here we report a case of skin hypersensitivity resulting from pancrelipase use. To further assess this association, we used a Naranjo nomogram, which determines the likelihood that an adverse drug reaction is the result of the drug itself. Our patient had a score of seven, suggesting our patient had a probably adverse drug reaction. Discussion As pancrelipase is a commonly prescribed drug, clinicians should be aware of the potential hypersensitivity skin reactions associated with pancrelipase.

Author(s): Jason A Adler, Muhammad W Saif

Abstract | Full-Text | PDF

Share this  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Google+
30+ Million Readerbase
Recommended Conferences
Flyer image
Abstracted/Indexed in
  • Index Copernicus
  • Academic Journals Database
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Academic Keys
  • China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)
  • CiteFactor
  • Scimago
  • British Library
  • Electronic Journals Library
  • Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI)
  • WorldCat
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • EBSCO Host
  • MIAR
  • International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
  • University of Zurich - UZH
  • University Grants Commission
  • SWB Online-Katalog
  • Scholarsteer
  • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  • Secret Search Engine Labs