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  • n. The disintegration and exfoliation of necrotic tissue

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  • n. disintegration and dissolution of dead tissue


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  • Adzick NS, Kim SH, Bondoc CC, Quinby WC, Remensnyder JP: Management of toxic epidermal necrolysis in a pediatric burn center.

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  • FDA ALERT 12/12/2007: Dangerous or even fatal skin reactions (Stevens Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis), that can be caused by carbamazepine therapy, are significantly more common in patients with a particular human leukocyte antigen (HLA) allele, HLA-B*1502.

    Caution for Asians on epilepsy drug

  • FDA ALERT 11/24/2008 - FDA is investigating new preliminary data regarding a potential increased risk of serious skin reactions including Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) from phenytoin therapy in Asian patients positive for a particular human leukocyte antigen (HLA) allele, HLA-B*1502.

    Caution for Asians on epilepsy drug

  • Oh, and watch out for the toxic epidermal necrolysis.

    Provigil: As American as Apple Pie

  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis is exactly as scary as it sounds.

    Provigil: As American as Apple Pie

  • Discuss The rare, serious side effects listed on drug package inserts -- say, toxic epidermal necrolysis, in which one's skin falls off in large sheets -- are less subject to nocebo effects.

    Power of Suggestion: When Drug Labels Make You Sick

  • Since approval, the FDA said it had received 14 reports of serious skin reactions, known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, or toxic epidermal necrolysis, through January 2008.

    FDA Says Celgene Drug

  • The reactions include toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome, characterized by multiple skin lesions, blisters, fever and itching, the agency said.

    Epilepsy Drug to Get Stronger Warning

  • Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis and could lead to death.

  • The drug, which is also available in generic forms in Canada, is also associated with erytheme multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

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