Toxic epidermal necrolysis caused by tetrazepam

  title={Toxic epidermal necrolysis caused by tetrazepam},
  author={R. Wolf and E. Orion and B. Davidovici},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  • R. Wolf, E. Orion, B. Davidovici
  • Published 2006
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • recently been recognized as the cause of severe opportunistic systemic infections and skin infections mimicking eczema. T. asahii may also behave as a saprophytic fungus in human skin, however. In two studies from the USA and equatorial Africa, the prevalence of this fungus in perigenital skin reached 12.4 and 18% of healthy controls, respectively, with variations according to age, sex, race, and socioeconomic background. Therefore, the possibility exists that, in our patient, T. asahii was… CONTINUE READING


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