Cutaneous reaction to lithium carbonate: A case report

J. M. Meinhold, D. P. West, E. Gurwich, A. Spunt, D. Koya

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A case of diffuse, erythematous, pruritic, maculopapular eruption which occurred on a limited, identical body surface with each administration of 2 different brands of lithium carbonate is reported. Clinicians should be aware of the possibility of this type of eruption occurring when prescribing lithium carbonate to patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-396
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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