necrolysis


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Noun1.necrolysis - disintegration and dissolution of dead tissue
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
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nécrolyse

ne·crol·y·sis

n. necrolisis, necrosis o disolución de tejido.

necrolysis

n necrólisis f; toxic epidermal — necrólisis epidérmica tóxica
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NSAIDs can cause serious skin adverse events such as exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens -- Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), which can be fatal.
Declan, from Carshalton, Surrey, was in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children for seven weeks fighting toxic epidermal necrolysis.
He developed Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), which progressed to toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and death over a period of 26 days.
He was later diagnosed with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, a more severe form of the syndrome.
It was a case that dealt with failure to adequately warn of the rare but serious complication of toxic epidermal necrolysis, which the patient developed after using a generic version of the drug.
She was admitted to the premier Kolkata hospital with high fever and a rare skin disease -- Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
Anuradha, a child psychologist and graduate of Columbia University in New York, contracted toxic epidermal necrolysis while in India but was badly diagnosed and given an overdose of steroids.
Saha's wife, Anuradha, contracted toxic epidermal necrolysis while in India and was misdiagnosed during her trip to Kolkata in 1998.
The third is limbal stem cell disease: injuries, necrolysis, etc.
Petkov T, Pehlivanov G, Grozdev I, Kavaklieva S, Tsankov N: Toxic epidermal necrolysis as a dermatological manifestation of drug hypersensitivity syndrome.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and StevensJohnson syndrome (SJS) are acute life-threatening conditions, most often elicited by drugs and less often by infection.