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Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Disease definition

An extended form of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap syndrome characterized by destruction and detachment of the skin epithelium and mucous membranes involving more than 30% of the body surface area.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Lyell syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: L51.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0014518
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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