The patient came with a history of bullae involving >30 “A, body surface area along with erosions of the lips and other mucosae for the past 7 days. What is the most probable underlying etiology?
Ans: C. Drugs
Typical of Steven-Johnson syndrome & toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN):
- Also referred to as “Lyell’s syndrome”.
- Rare, life-threatening skin condition.
- Usually caused by a drug reaction.