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Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome and severe erythema multiforme are blistering dermatitides that Lyell, a Scotch dermatologist, in 1956, considered to be a single disease because they both can resemble scalded skin clinically. He designated that disease “toxic epidermal necrolysis,” which came to be known also as “scalded skin syndrome.” Lyell had no idea that what […]