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Case Report


Fixed Exanthema From Systemic Tobramycin


I García-Rubio, C Martínez-Cócera, T Robledo Echarren, S Vázquez Cortés

Allergy Department. Hospital Clínico San Carlos. Madrid, Spain

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2006; Vol. 16(4): 264-265



Eye drops contain several ophthalmic medications which can produce allergic reactions. We report the case of a patient with contact dermatitis from neomycin and a probable fixed exanthema after parenteral administration of tobramycin who tolerated topical tobramycin and other aminoglycosides.

Key words: Aminoglycosides. Fixed exanthema. Neomycin. Tobramycin. Provocation test.