How are toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) differentiated?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID); Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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TEN and SJS are characterized by apoptotic keratinocyte cell death in the epidermis with dermal-epidermal separation that results in bullae formation.


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