Treatment of extensive toxic epidermal necrolysis in children.


OBJECTIVE Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare but life-threatening disease of the skin and mucous membranes. We report our experience in the treatment of pediatric TEN patients with early debridement of necrotic skin and coverage with human allograft skin. METHODS From 1984 to 2000, 15 children (6 girls, 9 boys, 7.2 +/- 1.5 years) with a histologic… (More)


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@article{Spies2001TreatmentOE, title={Treatment of extensive toxic epidermal necrolysis in children.}, author={Marie Spies and Art P Sanford and J F Aili Low and Stefan Wolf and D. N. Herndon}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2001}, volume={108 5}, pages={1162-8} }