[Erythema multiforme vs. Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: an important diagnostic distinction].

Three patients, a girl aged 10 and two women aged 59 and 64 years, had erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), respectively. SJS and TEN are rare illnesses with a high morbidity and mortality. The aetiology is mainly iatrogenic: a hypersensitivity reaction to certain pharmaceutical prescriptions. SJS and TEN… CONTINUE READING