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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a life-threatening skin disorder which causes the skin to blister and peel. This condition can be caused by a reaction to some medicines, and it progresses quickly and requires hospitalization.

Last Revised: June 30, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology

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