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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 47-49

Etoricoxib-induced pretibial erythema and edema


Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Correspondence Address:
Pramod Kumar
Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, PO Box-582, PC-319
Sultanate of Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.171046

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Cyclooxygenase inhibitors were developed in the quest of enhanced analgesic efficacy devoid of gastric side effects. Etoricoxib is a second-generation cox-2 inhibitor and as its use increases so do the reports of side effects. We report a case of extoricoxib-induced pretibial erythema and edema; and review the literature.


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