Isotretinoin-induced agranulocytosis

Ozdemir M. A. , Kose M. , Karakukcu M. , FERAHBAS A., Patiroglu T. , Koklu E.

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, cilt.24, ss.425-426, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)


lsotretinoin is used to treat a spectrum of dermatologic conditions. The present article reports the case of a 15-year-old female patient who exhibited agranulocytosis after the initiation of isotretinoin administration. Agranulocytosis is a rare but life-threatening side effect of isotretinoin use, and clinicians must be aware of agranulocytosis.