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Valsartan induced exanthematous macular skin lesions

Che' Man, Mohamad and Che Alhadi, Shahidah and Azmi, Nurul Husna and Mohd Arifin, Siti Roshaidai and Amiruddin, Salman (2020) Valsartan induced exanthematous macular skin lesions. In: Kuantan Research Day 2020: A National Online Event for E-poster Presentation, 1st October 2020 – 5th January 2021, Kuantan, Pahang. (Unpublished)

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Valsartan is one of the common angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) that typically used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure and chronic kidney disease (CKD). In certain circumstances, it is used as an alternate in patients who are intolerant to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) 1 It selectively blocks angiotensin 1 receptor and hence it prevents the action of angiotensin II, a potent vasoconstrictor1 In the limited number of case report, there is a rare event of Valsartan-related cutaneous side effects manifestation2,3,4. This case report highlighted the rare skin manifestation related to Valsartan prescribed to control hypertension.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 6884/88203
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Special Care Nursing
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2021 16:38
Last Modified: 10 May 2022 11:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/88203

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