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"Toxic epidermal necrolysis"




  1. photo Court upholds $50 million award for girl whose life was destroyed by Johnson & Johnson's Children's MotrinCourt upholds $50 million award for girl whose life was destroyed by Johnson & Johnson's Children's MotrinNews
    but devastating side effect from Children's Motrin when she was seven years old. The judgment took more than a decade to be reached. Samantha Reckis experienced toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), which burned off 90Read more
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    epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are side effects of many non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics. TEN is the most gruesome and fatal. It involves the patient's skin tearing away and forcing them to be treated as a severeRead more
  3. photo Judge OKs case against drug makers after Advil left teenager horrifically disfigured and disabledJudge OKs case against drug makers after Advil left teenager horrifically disfigured and disabledNews
    of toxic epidermal necrolysis which typically affects children or African Americans. Hodges, a black teenager, was admitted to a Minnesota hospital on June 28, 2010, when he began having difficultiesRead more
  4. photo Generic drug companies granted total immunity against all lawsuits from patients harmed by side effectsGeneric drug companies granted total immunity against all lawsuits from patients harmed by side effectsNews
    . Bartlett of New Hampshire was prescribed a generic version of Merck & Co.'s anti-inflammatoryClinoril by her doctor for shoulder pain. Bartlett quickly developed a condition known as toxic epidermalRead more
  5. photo Amazon.com running deceptive pharmaceutical ads on its website, promoting dangerous drugs as if they were vitaminsAmazon.com running deceptive pharmaceutical ads on its website, promoting dangerous drugs as if they were vitaminsNews
    including toxic epidermal necrolysis (some fatal), Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and erythema multiforme; photosensitivity; urticaria; rash; skin inflammation; pruritus; petechiae; purpura; alopecia; dry skinRead more

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Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Disease

Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), also known as Lyell's syndrome, is a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs. The disease causes the top layer of skin (the epidermis) to detach from the lower layers of the skin (the dermis), all over the body, leaving the body susceptible to severe infection. The mortality rate ranges from 25-30%, and death usually...More