What are the risks of corticosteroids to treat 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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Corticosteroids are commonly used to control progression of TEN, but this is highly controversial. In some studies, corticosteroids have increased the incidence of mortality.


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