Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Caused by Terazosin Hydrochloride

April 2008 | Volume 7 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 395 | Copyright © April 2008

Laura M. Speck MD, Michael G. Wilkerson MD, Anthony J. Perri MD, Brent C. Kelly MD

Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare cutaneous eruption mainly provoked by drugs. A case of AGEP in a 74-year-old male that was attributed to the ingestion of terazosin hydrochloride is presented. This is the first reported case of this association in medical literature. The history, clinical presentation, and pathogenesis of AGEP are discussed.