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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A clinicoetiological study of steven-johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
In the realm of more specialized aspects of pediatric dermatology, we have some excellent tips on minimizing pain and anxiety during pediatric dermatology procedures in young children, as well as an article on Steven-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, conditions we have to keep an eye out for given the incredible morbidity and rare but distressing mortality they are associated with.
Dr Aomesh Bhatt, UK Medical Director of Reckitt Benckiser, one of the firms which makes ibuprofen pills, wrote to Donnette saying: "The incidence of Steven-Johnson Syndrome is one case per 100 million packs sold.