Ornidazole-induced fixed drug reaction on sole: case report and review of the literature

EMRE S., Ahsen H., AKTAŞ A.

CUTANEOUS AND OCULAR TOXICOLOGY, vol.36, no.3, pp.294-296, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15569527.2016.1249796
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.294-296
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is a special variant of drug reaction seen on skin or mucous membrane, and typically recurs at the same location. Ornidazole-induced FDE cases have been reported extremely rare.Case: The 48-year-old female patient was diagnosed for ornidazole-induced fixed drug reaction on the sole. The patient's history revealed that the lesion occurred for the third time in the last 6 months and she was administered ornidazole tablet 3 times by the gynecologist for genitourinary tract infection.Conclusion: This report presents a case of fixed drug reaction located at the sole induced by ornidazole use and a literature review.