AGEP (Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis)

Your Path

  • AGEP (Acute generalized Exanthematous pustulosis)


  • An allergic reaction to meds in 50% of cases
  • Typically w/in 1-2 days of exposure to inciting med


  • Resolves 1-2w
  • Sometimes fever
  • Acute development of pustules
  • Typically starts face, armpits, groin area→ then spreads

Physical Exam Findings

  • Erthematous patches with pustules
  • Rarely involves mucosa