Blisters of the skin in coma induced by amitriptyline and clorazepate dipotassium. Report of a case with underlying sweat gland necrosis

D. Herschthal, M. J. Robinson

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Skin blisters with underlying sweat gland necrosis have been reported in cases of poisoning due to barbiturates, methadone, diazepam, and carbon monoxide. The authors describe a patient in whom similar lesions developed after ingesting toxic amounts of amitriptyline hydrochloride and clorazepate dipotassium.

Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979
Externally publishedYes


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  • Dermatology

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