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Image Number 2151 (Toxic epidermal necrolysis)

 
Morphology:
Blisters

Diagnosis: Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Site: All Sites

Sex: M

Age: 11

Type:

Description: Severe bullous reaction.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Many hours after one i.m injection of Cefotaxime, this child suffered a severe bullous drug reaction involved most of body areas with many mucosal surfaces sloughing. The rash involved more than 75% of the body surface area.  



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