Levofloxacin-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis in an elderly patient.

  title={Levofloxacin-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis in an elderly patient.},
  author={Shana Digwood-Lettieri and Kathleen J. Reilly and Linwood R. Haith and Mary Lou Patton and Robert J Guilday and Michael J. Cawley and Bruce H Ackerman},
  volume={22 6},
Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are mild-to-life-threatening adverse reactions that have been described after exposure to fluoroquinolones. No published reports, however, exist of exfoliative disease after treatment with levofloxacin. A 78-year-old woman with many medical problems, including chronic obstructive pulmonary… CONTINUE READING