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What's the death rate of stevens johnson syndrome here in the u.S.?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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In brief: Depends on BSA

The death rate from steven's johnson syndrome (sjs) is dependent on the extent of skin sloughing.
When body surface area (bsa) sloughing is less than 10%, the mortality rate is approximately 1-5%. However, with more extensive  sloughing (30% bsa)  the death rate is 25-35%, or higher.

In brief: Depends on BSA

The death rate from steven's johnson syndrome (sjs) is dependent on the extent of skin sloughing.
When body surface area (bsa) sloughing is less than 10%, the mortality rate is approximately 1-5%. However, with more extensive  sloughing (30% bsa)  the death rate is 25-35%, or higher.
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