Skip to main content

Acetaminophen-Induced Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in a Child

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract: 

Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a severe, life-threatening disorder that usually affects adults. It is often drug induced. We report an instance of a severe case of TEN in a 6-year-old boy, probably induced by acetaminophen, and less likely by codeine. A lymphocyte stimulation test could not identify the culprit drug. Treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin seemed to halt the disease progression.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Dermatology, Aarhus Amtssygehus, and 2: Department of Immunology, Skejby Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Publication date: 2004-05-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more