Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis is a severe blistering skin disease characterized by necrosis of the epidermis and wide-spread epidermolysis. This disease is very rare but a severe case can result in death. Ninety percent or more of TEN is recognized through the drug induction. A case of TEN due to CPFX for treatment of pneumonia was encountered during treatment of gingival carcinoma. In the present study, TEN is reported together with a review of literature.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||ORAL THERAPEUTICS AND PHARMACOLOGY|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2000|
- Gingival carcinoma of mandible
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmacology (medical)