Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Case Report to Oral Acyclovir

  • SathyaNarayana Reddy B AMS Clinical Pharmacist, Americares India Foundation, Surat, Gujarat, India
  • Alisha Molla Infection Control Nurse, Venus Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India
  • Chyta Pravin Gohil PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA
  • Nidhi Mayur Patel PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA

Abstract

SJS/TEN is a rare, potentially life threatening, immune-complex-mediated cutaneous adverse drug reaction. Almost one-third of cases are idiopathic. This syndrome is associated with drug treatment as well as infectious agents, neoplasia, and connective tissue diseases. Here we report a 36-year-old male presenting with toxic epidermal necrolysis after 2 days of oral acyclovir.


Keywords: Toxic epidermal necrolysis; Stevens-Johnson Syndrome; acyclovir

Keywords: Toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, acyclovir

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SathyaNarayana Reddy B, AMS Clinical Pharmacist, Americares India Foundation, Surat, Gujarat, India

AMS Clinical Pharmacist, Americares India Foundation, Surat, Gujarat, India

Alisha Molla, Infection Control Nurse, Venus Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India

Infection Control Nurse, Venus Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India

Chyta Pravin Gohil, PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA

PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA

Nidhi Mayur Patel, PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA

PharmD Intern, Maliba Pharmacy College, Gopal Vidyanagar, Tarsadi, Dist: Surat - 394 350, Gujarat, INDIA

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Reddy B S, Molla A, Gohil CP, Patel NM. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Case Report to Oral Acyclovir. JDDT [Internet]. 15Apr.2024 [cited 12Jul.2024];14(4):1-. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/6508