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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. It progresses quickly and requires hospitalization.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as of March 12, 2014

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Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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