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Life-Threatening Skin Rashes (cont.)

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life-threatening skin rash, life-threatening skin rashes, pemphigus vulgaris, PV, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, SJS, toxic epidermal necrolysis, TEN, toxic shock syndrome, TSS, staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, SSS, staph scalded skin syndrome, blisters, autoimmune disorder, allergic reaction, antibody, antibodies, drug allergy, medication allergy, penicillin allergy, anaphylactic reaction, anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infection, staph infection, Staphylococcus infection, target lesions, skin lesions, conjunctivitis, pink eye, skin rash, red rash, mouth sores, mouth ulcers, mouth lesions, skin biopsy, mucous membranes, anticonvulsants, antivirals, antibiotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAIDs, highly active anti-retroviral therapy, HAART

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Described in 1956 by Alan Lyell, toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a life-threatening skin disorder that is commonly drug-induced.

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