Which treatments are effective 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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Answer

No specific treatment modality has been proven effective, including the following:

  • Plasmapheresis

  • Corticosteroids

  • Cyclophosphamide

  • Cyclosporine

  • Tumor necrosis factor–alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibitors

  • Intravenous immune globulin (IVIg) [7, 50]


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