Case Report on Phenytoin-Induced Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Nishoja David, Prasad N Bali, AHM Vishwanath Swamy
2022 Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics  
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a cutaneous drug reaction which is a severe adverse effect that predominantly involves the skin and mucous membrane. Phenytoin is an anti-epileptic medication that belongs to the hydantoin class. Here we are going to present a case of 50-year-old male patient with phenytoin induced toxic epidermal necrolysis. The outcome of this study was to determine the severity of the adverse reaction and its management to improve the patient condition. Keywords: Toxic epidermal
more » ... necrolysis, phenytoin, erythromatous, adverse drug reaction, body surface area.
doi:10.22270/jddt.v12i4-s.5595 fatcat:epjy2jiccjardjcpipg2k6vuqu