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Toxic epidermal necrolysis


Other Names for this Disease

  • Mucocutaneous exfoliative disease
  • SSSS
  • Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
  • TEN
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General Information

  • eMedicine has three articles on this topic from the perspective of infectious disease, dermatology, and emergency medicine. You may need to register to view the information online, but registration is free. Click on the links above to view the articles from this medical reference Web site.

In Depth Information

  • eMedicine has three articles on this topic from the perspective of infectious disease, dermatology, and emergency medicine. You may need to register to view the information online, but registration is free. Click on the links above to view the articles from this medical reference Web site.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Mucocutaneous exfoliative disease
  • SSSS
  • Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
  • TEN
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.