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Bronchial obstruction due to respiratory mucosal sloughing in toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  1. A Dasgupta,
  2. J O'Malley,
  3. R Mallya,
  4. J G Williams
  1. Halton General Hospital, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.


    A 17 year old woman is described who nearly asphyxiated because of sloughing of the bronchial mucosa as a result of toxic epidermal necrolysis. Bronchoscopic aspiration of bronchial slough proved life saving.

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