Which histologic features are characteristic of follicular papulopustular eruption caused by EGFR inhibitor therapy?

Updated: Oct 08, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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The histological features of a papulopustular eruption due to epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors is that of a superficial purulent folliculitis, which, in most cases, is sterile but can occasionally be associated with S aureus infection. [8]


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