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Lyell's syndrome

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noun Ly·ell's syndrome \ˈlī-əlz-\

Medical Definition of Lyell's syndrome

Biographical Note for lyell's syndrome

Lyell

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Alan

(1917–2007), British dermatologist. Lyell's best known paper described toxic epidermal necrolysis, a disease to which his name has subsequently been attached. He also wrote the chapter on skin diseases for a 1971 medical textbook.


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