A Retrospective Study: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Stevens-Johnson syndrome toxic epidermal necrolysis management

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  • Yuli Wahyu Rahmawati
    yulirahmawati123.yr@gmail.com
    Departemen / Staf Medik Fungsional Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga/Rumah Sakit Umum Daerah Dr. Soetomo Surabaya
  • Diah Mira Indramaya Departemen / Staf Medik Fungsional Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga/Rumah Sakit Umum Daerah Dr. Soetomo Surabaya
October 31, 2016

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Background: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) is rare, but threaten the patient's life. Purpose: To evaluate management of SJS and TEN. Methods: A  retrospective study to patient with SJS and TEN in  2011-2014, data regarding the prevalent of patients, history of patients, etiology, clinical manifestation, supporting of examination, therapy, complication, mortality, follow up, and duration of treatment patients recorded from medical report. Result: Total patient with SSJ and NET were 37 patients. Most patients were female (73%) with majority age range 25-44 years (48.6%), epilepsy is the most comorbidities (27%), the main etiology the use of drug (62.1%), the highest class of drugs is analgesic drugs (38.6%), 37 patients using corticosteroid for therapy (100%), skin is the most complication (50.9%), and death rate was zero (0%). Conclusion: Management of patients with SJS and TEN gives complete recovery.

 

Key words: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, management.

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