Vancomycin induced Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV) ...

Vancomycin induced Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV) of the Hand

70 M vertebral osteomyelitis on vancomycin and cefepime for around 4 weeks. Presents with diffuse palpable rash. Diagnosis?

Differential for LCV includes drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), amyloidosis, antiphospholipid syndrome, atrial myxoma, Behcet disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, HSP, urticarial vasculitis, ITP, meningococcemia.

Multiple etiologic factors including drugs, infections, foods, autoimmune diseases, collagen vascular diseases, and malignancies have been associated with LCV

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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