LyellÃ¢ÂÂs Syndrome: Effectiveness of a Diagnostic Management and Early TreatmentAmine Salmi*
Department of Medical and Surgical Emergencies, University Hospital Center Mustapha, Algiers, Algeria
- *Corresponding Author:
- Amine Salmi
Department of Medical and Surgical Emergencies
University Hospital Center Mustapha
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: October 27, 2017; Accepted date: February 24, 2017; Published date: February 28, 2017
Citation: Salmi A (2017) Lyell’s Syndrome: Effectiveness of a Diagnostic Management and Early Treatment. J Clin Case Rep 7: 933. doi: 10.4172/2165-7920.1000933
Copyright: © 2017 Salmi A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Lyell’s syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis is a bullous dermatosis, of etiology, very often medicated. It is an acute necrosis of the epidermis, with a clinical appearance of extensive burns. At this table are associated mucosal damage and, frequently, a multiorgan making poor prognosis. We report in this paper a case of toxic epidermal necrolysis, which illustrates the importance of early treatment in an intensive care unit, whose foundations are based on fluid and electrolyte intake, infection prevention and its treatment with appropriate antibiotics.