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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 2137-2139

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis: An uncommon adverse effect of a common drug

1 Department of Medicine, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and LHMC, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Subodh Kumar Mahto
C/O: Anandi Prakash Hospital, Sitamarhi, Bihar - 843 316
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_338_19

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A hypertensive elderly male on amlodipine presented with a palpable purpuric rash on both legs followed by shoulder, buttocks, and back with foot ulcer, which was found to be leukocytoclastic vasculitis on skin biopsy. The patient recovered completely on discontinuation of amlodipine and short-term steroid.

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