Toxic epidermal necrolysis

A systemic, serious, and life-threatening disorder characterized by erythematous and necrotic lesions in the skin and mucous membranes that are associated with bullous detachment of the epidermis. The epidermal and mucous membranes detachment leads to sepsis and may be fatal. The lesions appear throughout the body and occupy more than 30% of the body surfaces. It is a hypersensitivity reaction usually caused by drugs (e.g., sulfonamides, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anticonvulsants, and antiretroviral drugs).

Disease Alternative Name

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More severe cases of Erythema Multiforme Major (EMM) may be confused with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) in its early presentation. However skin lesions of EMM will be predominately Acral. In contrast, th...


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