Case Report

Polymyxin B-Induced Skin Hyperpigmentation

Figure 1

Photograph of the patient on (a) Day 17 of use polymyxin B and (b) Day 60 after the withdrawal of polymyxin B. A 68-year-old man received polymyxin B therapy for a Klebsiella pneumoniae blood infection. With treatment, the patient had progressive hyperpigmentation (a) that significantly faded after the polymyxin B was withdrawn (b).