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Acute Skin Failure

  • Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore
  • Saskia Oro
  • Jean-Claude Roujeau
  • Widespread skin diseases can be life-threatening.

  • Skin is much more than an inert barrier.

  • Skin contributes to important functions including thermoregulation, metabolism, innate, and acquired immune defense.

  • Skin failure can result from several dermatological diseases.

  • A few easy symptomatic measures can improve rapidly the systemic consequences from skin failure.

Keywords

Atopic Dermatitis Stratum Corneum Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Bullous Pemphigoid Cutaneous Blood 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore
    • 1
  • Saskia Oro
    • 2
  • Jean-Claude Roujeau
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de DermatologieCentre hospitalier universitaireFrance
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyHôpital Henri Mondor Université ParisXIICréteilFrance

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