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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of LTG-induced cADRs group and LTG-tolerant group

From: 7th Drug hypersensitivity meeting: part two

  LTG-induced cADRs group (n = 16) LTG-tolerant group (n = 50) p value
Gender (male: female) 6:10 12:38 0.340
1:2 (SJS/TEN)   1.000
5:8 (MPE)   0.353
Mean age (years) 35.5 ± 21.7 38.2 ± 19.0 0.646
52.3 ± 24.0 (SJS/TEN)   0.415
32.0 ± 20.9 (MPE)   0.353
Starting dosage of LTG (mg/day) 51.6 ± 26.6 77.6 ± 62.0 0.109
41.7 ± 14.4 (SJS/TEN)   0.325
53.8 ± 28.6 (MPE)   0.186
  1. No significant differences were observed in gender, mean age, and mean starting dosage of LTG between cases and LTG-tolerant controls