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July 1974

Fumigant-Induced Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla

From the departments of dermatology (Drs. Radimer and Ackerman) and pathology (Drs. Davis and Ackerman), University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla. Drs. Ackerman and Radimer are now at the New York University Medical Center, New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(1):103-104. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630070067017

Four patients developed toxic epidermal necrolysis after exposure to a fumigant mixture of acrylonitrile and carbon tetrachloride. Three of them died.