A case of toxic epidermal necrolysisdue to ciprofloxacin (CPFX)

N. Ishida, T. Ueno, J. Sunami, E. Yamachika, N. Mizukawa, T. Sugahara

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalORAL THERAPEUTICS AND PHARMACOLOGY
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000

Keywords

  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Gingival carcinoma of mandible
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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