Toxic epidermal necrolysis – mucosal involvement and total body surface area affects mortality

R. Ipaktchi, K. Knobloch, H. O. Rennekampff, A. Banic & P. M. Vogt
Background: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare drug-induced and potential life-threatening acute condition with an incidence of 1–2 per million. Commonly it is associated with a history of exposure to antibiotics such as cotrimoxacol, allopurinol or anticonvulsants. A clinical criterion[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]