Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rash Erythema Multiforme Symptoms

Symptoms of erythema multiforme include:

  • Rash:
    • The rash may range from mild to severe.
    • A rash that looks like a bull's eye target: pale center surrounded by a red ring
    • Blisters may form in the center of the target
    • The rash spreads rapidly
    • The rash may involve the mouth, eyes, intestines, joints and genitals.
  • Skin redness:

Additional symptoms may include:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Rash Erythema Multiforme References
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