DRESS syndrome

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What is DRESS syndrome?

DRESS syndrome is a term used to describe a severe idiosyncratic reaction to a drug that is characterized by a long latency of onset after exposure to the offending medication, a rash, involvement of internal organs, hematologic abnormalities and systemic illness.

Common symptoms reported by people with DRESS syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with DRESS syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with DRESS syndrome

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Who has DRESS syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 7
30s 5
40s 13
50s 10
60s 10
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 13
Female 37

These charts show data from DRESS syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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