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Erythema Multiforme – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Currently, there are no universal diagnostic criteria for Erythema Multiforme. It was previously considered to be a spectrum of disease, consisting of EM, EM major, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). However, it appears to be a growing consensus that EM is a distinct condition from SJS and TEN due to the differences in clinical presentation, histopathology manifestation, patient demographics, possible etiology and pathogenesis, and treatment plan (1,2,3,4)[C].