Stevens Johnsons Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Neha Bansal
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Symptoms of Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermic Necrolysis (TEN)
It is often misdiagnosed and begins with fever, sore throat like a prodrome. It is characterized by flat, atypical, target lesions and epidermal detachment is <10% of the total body surface area. (1) Corneal and conjunctival sequelae are common. (2) (figure 1 and 2)

Figure 1: Resolving Steven Johnson syndrome

Resolving Steven Johnson syndrome


Figure 2: Steven Johnson syndrome involving the mucus membranes and skin

Steven Johnson syndrome involving the mucus membranes and skin



References
Stevens Johnsons Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens Johnsons Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis 1/24/2013
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