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Image Number 1513 (Toxic epidermal necrolysis)


Diagnosis: Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Site: Trunk

Sex: M

Age: 50


Description: Peeling of skin in sheets.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 50-year-old man suffered a severe peeling of the skin involved most body regions especially the upper trunk of two days duration. The skin became red and peeled in sheets one day after a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) intake.

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