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Risk Factors of Garcia-Doval et al for Predicting Mortality in Patients with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis or the Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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Dermatology
Clinical Pharmacology

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Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN, or Lyell's syndrome) and Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) are serious cutaneous drug reactions which can be fatal. Early recognition with prompt discontinuation of the causative medication can be life saving. The authors are from Pontevedra and Santiago de Compostela in Spain and Creteil in France.

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