Toxic epidermal necrolysis: an approach to management using cryopreserved allograft skin.


Toxic epidermal necrolysis is an acute exfoliation of skin simulating a scald injury. Drug-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis has a mortality of greater than 50%. We report an 8-year-old girl with drug-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis who was treated with cryopreserved cadaver skin, with good outcome. The allograft was clinically and histologically viable… (More)