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Erythema Multiforme

Fall 2014

Sola CA, Beute TC. 14(3). 90 - 92. (Journal Article)


An active duty male Soldier presents to your clinic with concerns of blister-like lesions on both hands and feet several weeks after receiving immunizations. He is diagnosed with erythema multiforme (EM), a hypersensitivity reaction that is typically self-resolving. This article reviews the etiologies, pathophysiology, course, diagnosis, and treatment of erythema multiforme.

Keywords: erythema multiforme; vaccines; smallpox; typhoid; anthrax

PMID: 25344713

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