What may cause significant fluid loss and electrolyte abnormalities 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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As toxic epidermal necrolysis progresses, multiple organs are affected, causing other abnormalities in laboratory test results. Diffuse skin involvement may cause significant fluid loss and electrolyte abnormalities.


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