Dermatologic reaction in Stevens-Johnson syndrome after ophthalmic anesthesia with proparacaine hydrochloride

Brian Ward, James P McCulley, Robert J. Segal

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A 53-year-old woman, treated in the acute phase of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, received one drop of proparacaine hydrocholoride 0.5% in each eye for topical anesthesia. One hour later she developed new bullae of the hands and feet.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-135
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1978


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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