Blisters of the Skin in Coma Induced by Amitriptyline and Clorazepate Dipotassium: Report of a Case With Underlying Sweat Gland Necrosis

David Herschthal, Morton J. Robinson

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Abstract

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 (US)
Number of pages1
JournalArchives of dermatology
Volume115
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1979

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  • Dermatology

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