Erythema Multiforme

  • Lauren Orenstein


Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute, immune mediated mucocutaneous eruption that is most often caused by infection (~90%) and less commonly by medications.


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Suggested Readings

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    Sokumbi O, Wetter D. Clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of erythema multiforme: a review for the practicing dermatologist. Int J Dermatol. 2012;51:889–902.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lauren Orenstein
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  1. 1.Department of DermatologyTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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