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Lyell syndrome

Disease definition

Lyell syndrome is an extended form of toxic epidermal necrolysis (see this term) characterized by destruction and detachment of the skin epithelium and mucous membranes involving more than 30% of the body surface area.

ORPHA:537

  • Synonym(s):
    • Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: L51.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0014518
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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