Lithium-Induced Rash

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Lithium-Induced Rash
Sir: Lithium has been used as a mood stabilizer for decades and has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for acute and maintenance therapy of mania in bipolar disorder. The Physicians’ Desk Reference lists generalized pruritus with or without rash as one of the dermatologic side effects of lithium.1 We present an interesting case of maculopapular rash that we believe was induced with lithium.​

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2006;8(6):377-377 [letter]

https://doi.org/10.4088/PCC.v08n0611a