What are the common causes of complications in 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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Numerous complications of TEN can arise as a result of the widespread cutaneous and mucosal membrane inflammation and necrosis. Stomatitis and mucositis, which are painful and hinder oral intake, can place patients at risk for dehydration and malnutrition.


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