Oculocutaneous manifestations of the erythema multiforme/Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis spectrum

J. Wilkins, L. Morrison, C. R. White

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Abstract

Although they were once believed to be distinct diseases, many observers currently consider erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis to represent a mild-to-severe continuum of the same process. Each shares certain clinical, histologic, and etiologic characteristics; among the latter two are frequent ocular involvement. Because long-term ophthalmic sequelae may be catastrophic, early recognition and therapy of this acute oculocutaneous disease spectrum are critically important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-582
Number of pages12
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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  • Dermatology

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