Nexplanon® is an etonogestrel implant with a long-acting contraceptive effect. Although several studies underlined its safety profile, its implant can rarely lead to moderate or severe adverse event. Here, we presented a case of delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction against Nexplanon® that resolved after its removal.

Nexplanon (R) is an etonogestrel implant with a long-acting contraceptive effect. Although several studies underlined its safety profile, its implant can rarely lead to moderate or severe adverse event. Here, we presented a case of delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction against Nexplanon (R) that resolved after its removal. (C) 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction against Nexplanon®

SERATI, MAURIZIO;BOGANI, GIORGIO;KUMAR, SANJEEV;CROMI, ANTONELLA;GHEZZI, FABIO
2015

Abstract

Nexplanon® is an etonogestrel implant with a long-acting contraceptive effect. Although several studies underlined its safety profile, its implant can rarely lead to moderate or severe adverse event. Here, we presented a case of delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction against Nexplanon® that resolved after its removal.
Adverse event; Allergy; Contraceptive; Delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction; Nexplanon®; Adult; Contraceptive Agents, Female; Desogestrel; Device Removal; Disease Progression; Drug Eruptions; Drug Hypersensitivity; Drug Implants; Equipment Failure; Female; Humans; Hypersensitivity, Delayed; Skin; Treatment Outcome
Serati, Maurizio; Bogani, Giorgio; Kumar, Sanjeev; Cromi, Antonella; Ghezzi, Fabio
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