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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Abstract

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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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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