Toxic epidermal necrolysis in a child. A case report and review of the literature.

M. Chiossi, E. Piccotti, B. Tubino, O. Nemelka, P. Di Pietro

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A 7-year-old boy with toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is reported. The patient was treated with intravenous fluids, antibiotics, steroids, and immunoglobulins. Moreover, total parenteral nutrition was required for 4 days. He gradually improved and was discharged in a good clinical condition. Appropriate treatment for TEN is still controversial. Larger study are required to address this issue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)218-220
Number of pages3
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Volume29
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Immunoglobulins
Steroids
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Toxic epidermal necrolysis in a child. A case report and review of the literature. / Chiossi, M.; Piccotti, E.; Tubino, B.; Nemelka, O.; Di Pietro, P.

In: Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, Vol. 29, No. 4, 07.2007, p. 218-220.

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Chiossi, M, Piccotti, E, Tubino, B, Nemelka, O & Di Pietro, P 2007, 'Toxic epidermal necrolysis in a child. A case report and review of the literature.', Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 218-220.
Chiossi, M. ; Piccotti, E. ; Tubino, B. ; Nemelka, O. ; Di Pietro, P. / Toxic epidermal necrolysis in a child. A case report and review of the literature. In: Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica. 2007 ; Vol. 29, No. 4. pp. 218-220.
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