Relevance and consequences of erythema multiforme
, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in gynecology.
This case illustrates the importance of knowing about LABD, the differ ential diagnosis of which includes bullous disease of childhood and erythema multiforme
SCARs include Steven-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), erythema multiforme
major (EMM) and such other severe dermatological reactions.
Other cutaneous effects in our study such as erythema multiforme
, lichenoid eruption, acneiform eruption, photosensitivity, and less frequent ones such as vasculitis, flagellate pigmentation, bullous eruption, and peeling of palms and soles, were also seen, as noticed in previous studies.
Keywords: Erythema multiforme
, pneumococcal vaccine
with mucous membrane involvement and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are clinically different disorders with distinct causes.
A biopsy was done from the rash but not consistent with erythema multiforme
It presents with fever, cough, and target lesions, suggestive of erythema multiforme
, but with Sweet syndrome typical histopathology.
An unusual presentation of leprosy at diagnosis: erythema multiforme
like Type 2 rection.
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), also known as erythema multiforme
major, is assumed to symbolize a range of infections, the most benign type of which is erythema multiforme
(EM), whereas toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is the most severe.
Fever, erythema multiforme
, and bullous pemphigoid-like lesions may occur.
Other, less common, skin manifestations of infectious mononucleosis include, among others, erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme
, and urticaria.
In addition, petechial and purpuric rashes, papular eruptions, and rarely erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme
, and livedo reticularis may be seen.
The working differential diagnosis included bullous erythema multiforme
, bullous staphylococcal infection, pemphigus vulgaris, and Sweet syndrome.
In vitro tests including patch test or lymphocytic transformation test should be performed primarily in acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, DRESS, erythema multiforme
, fixed drug eruption, SJS and TE.