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Use of Suprathel dressing in a young infant with TEN.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18950395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are potentially life-threatening skin disorders. We report that a 3-month-old infant, a patient with toxic epidermal necrolysis, who in addition to a standard resuscitation protocol for burns received treatment with Suprathel (PolyMedics Innovations GmbH, Filderstadt, Germany) and fatty gauze as topical wound dressings in the form of a whole body cover with complete recovery. This is the first case report of Suprathel being used successfully in a baby with toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Authors:
Klaus Pfurtscheller; Gerfried Zobel; Siegfried Roedl; Marija Trop
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2008 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-27     Completed Date:  2009-02-06     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Children's Burns Unit, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bandages*
Biopsy
Epidermal Necrolysis, Toxic / pathology,  therapy*
Female
Humans
Infant
Polyesters*
Skin / pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyesters; 0/poly(lactide-co-trimethylenecarbonate-co-epsilon-caprolactone)

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