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Maculopapular Skin Disease

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The most frequent cause of Lyell’s disease is- (LQ)



A Measles
B Herpes

C Radiotherapy
D Drug induced

Ans. D
Drug induced

1). Lyell’s disease refers to toxic epidermal necrolysis.

2). It presents with cough, sore throat, burning eyes, malaise and low fever, followed after about 1–2 days by skin and mucous membrane lesions.

3). Oral lesions can be seen in over 95% of patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis. The entire skin surface and oral mucosa may be involved, with up to 100% sloughing off.

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