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Table 4 The clinical criteria for DRESS by RegiSCAR group

From: Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome after phenytoin administration in an adolescent patient: a case report and review of literature

Fever >38 °C
Enlarged lymph nodes at least of 2 sites
Involvement of at least one internal organ
Blood count abnormalities, at least one present. Lymphocytes above or below normal, low platelets and/or eosinophilia
Reaction suspected to be drug related
Acute rash
  1. At least three of the first four criteria are required to make the diagnosis