DRESS syndrome epidemiology and demographics
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The incidence of DRESS syndrome is approximately 10 to 100 per 100,000 drug exposures. The case-fatality rate of DRESS syndrome is approximately 10%. DRESS syndrome has been reported among patients of all ages with no gender or racial predilection.
Epidemiology and Demographics
- The incidence of DRESS syndrome is approximately 10 to 100 per 100,000 drug exposures.
- The case-fatality rate of DRESS syndrome is approximately 10%.
- DRESS syndrome affects patients of all ages and has been reported among pediatric, adult, and elderly patients.
- In modest-sized observational studies and case series:
- There is no gender predilection to the development of DRESS syndrome.
- There is no racial predilection to the development of DRESS syndrome.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Fiszenson-Albala F, Auzerie V, Mahe E, Farinotti R, Durand-Stocco C, Crickx B; et al. (2003). "A 6-month prospective survey of cutaneous drug reactions in a hospital setting". Br J Dermatol. 149 (5): 1018–22. PMID 14632808.
- ↑ Cacoub P, Musette P, Descamps V, Meyer O, Speirs C, Finzi L; et al. (2011). "The DRESS syndrome: a literature review". Am J Med. 124 (7): 588–97. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.01.017. PMID 21592453.
- ↑ Chen YC, Chiu HC, Chu CY (2010). "Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms: a retrospective study of 60 cases". Arch Dermatol. 146 (12): 1373–9. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.198. PMID 20713773.
- ↑ Carroll MC, Yueng-Yue KA, Esterly NB, Drolet BA (2001). "Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome in pediatric patients". Pediatrics. 108 (2): 485–92. PMID 11483822.