Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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Ste·vens-John·son syndrome

A severe inflammatory eruption of the skin and mucous membranes, usually occurring after an infection, with malignancy, or as an allergic reaction to drugs or other substances.

[After Albert Mason Stevens (1884-1945) and Frank Chambliss Johnson (1894-1934), American pediatricians.]
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Chan HL, Stern RS, Arndt KA, et al: The incidence of erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson's syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis: a population based study with particular reference to reactions caused by drugs among outpatients.
Prendiville JS, Hebert AA, Greenwald MJ, et al: Management of Stevens-Johnson's syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in children.