Erythema Multiforme Major

Erythema Multiforme Major

Erythema multiforme majus (also known as "Erythema multiforme minus – erythema multiforme von Hebra") is a form of skin loss or epidermal detachment. There are two conditions that constitute a spectrum of this same disease process:

  • Stevens–Johnson syndrome (SJS)
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) which described by Alan Lyell and previously called Lyell syndrome.

The term "Erythema multiforme majus" is sometimes used to imply a bullous presentation.

According to some sources, SJS and TEN are considered a single condition, distinguished by degree of epidermal detachment.

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