Which factors are associated with a poor prognosis of 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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Other negative prognostic factors include the following:

  • Elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine levels

  • Respiratory failure

  • Multiple drugs

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Lymphopenia

  • Neutropenia

  • Leukopenia

  • Sepsis


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