What are the most important negative prognostic factors for toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID); Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Age, extent of epidermal involvement, and serum urea level are said to be the most important prognostic factors in TEN. [29] Mortality rates in children are much lower than in adults. [30] Elderly patients have a poor prognosis.


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