Definition: any eruption caused by the ingestion, injection, or inhalation of a drug, most often the result of allergic sensitization; reactions to drugs applied to the cutaneous surface are not generally designated as drug eruption, but as contact-type dermatitis.
Synonym(s): dermatitis medicamentosa, dermatosis medicamentosa, medicinal eruption
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