HARRY KEIL, M.D.
Cutaneous lesions labeled as erythema multiforme are often encountered in medical practice. Variations in clinical course, a complicated nomenclature, and the artificial hiatus separating dermatology from internal medicine have been contributory factors in making a difficult subject even more involved. The literature is replete with controversies regarding the conception of erythema multiforme and the so-called erythema group of skin diseases. Though from time to time well-defined entities have been differentiated from this all-inclusive category, the concept of erythema multiforme, as described in the average American textbook on dermatology, still comprises a multitude of heterogeneous eruptions. It is true that the
KEIL H. ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME EXSUDATIVUM (HEBRA); A CLINICAL ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH SYSTEMIC FEATURES1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:449–494. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-449
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