Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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Ste·vens-John·son syndrome

 (stē′vənz-jŏn′sən)
n.
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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5%.1 SJS is named after two American pediatricians Albert Mason Stevens and Frank Chambliss Johnson who jointly published the first description of the disorder in the American Journal of Diseases of Children in 1922.2 Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity reaction that characteristically involves skin and mucous membrane.