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Related to epidermal necrolysis: erythema multiforme, Steven Johnson syndrome


, epidermatic (ep'i-dĕr'măl, -der-mat'ik),
Relating to the epidermis.
Synonym(s): epidermic
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, epidermatic (ep'i-dĕr'măl, -mat'ik)
Relating to the epidermis.
Synonym(s): epidermic.
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Referring to the thin outermost layer of the skin, itself made up of several layers, that covers and protects the underlying dermis (skin).
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Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Retrospective Analysis of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in 88 Chinese Patients.
Apoptosis as a mechanism of keratinocyte death in toxic epidermal necrolysis. Br J Dermatol 1996 Apr;134(4):710-714.
Inprasong et al., "Healthcare utilization and cost of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis management in Thailand," Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, vol.
Dunant et al., "Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: assessment of medication risks with emphasis on recently marketed drugs.
Aihara et al., "HLA-B locus in Japanese patients with anti-epileptics and allopurinol-related Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis," Pharmacogenomics, vol.
Causes of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis and toxic epidermal necrolysis
A total of 54 consecutive patients who presented with Steven Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis over a two year period (2013-2015) were included in the study.
Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and SJS-TEN overlap: a retrospective study of causative drugs and clinical outcome.
Treatment of severe drug reactions: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and hypersensitivity syndrome.
[5,6] There is a wide spectrum of CADR ranging from a transient maculopapular rash to fatal toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN).