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Misdiagnosis of Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Misdiagnosis of Toxic epidermal necrolysis

Toxic epidermal necrolysis may be mistaken for a Staphylococcal infection, impetigo, or caustic burn....more about Toxic epidermal necrolysis »

Diseases for which Toxic epidermal necrolysis may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Toxic epidermal necrolysis is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Toxic epidermal necrolysis: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Toxic epidermal necrolysis may include these medical conditions:

Common Misdiagnoses and Toxic epidermal necrolysis

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General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Toxic epidermal necrolysis or confirming a diagnosis of Toxic epidermal necrolysis, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Toxic epidermal necrolysis may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Toxic epidermal necrolysis. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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