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What is the definition or description of: stevens johnson syndrome?

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Bad Rash

Sjs is a severe type of allergic reaction to certain medications.
The skin and mucus membranes such as the mouth can be effected. This is a life threatening condition that is treated in the hospital sometimes requiring care in a burn unit. Sjs is a complex condition and requires the care of several specialists such as a dermatologist, internist, and sometimes a surgeon that specializes in burns.

In brief: Bad Rash

Sjs is a severe type of allergic reaction to certain medications.
The skin and mucus membranes such as the mouth can be effected. This is a life threatening condition that is treated in the hospital sometimes requiring care in a burn unit. Sjs is a complex condition and requires the care of several specialists such as a dermatologist, internist, and sometimes a surgeon that specializes in burns.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Vasculitis

It is a severe, life-threatening form of erythema multiforme, often related to a medication allergy.

In brief: Vasculitis

It is a severe, life-threatening form of erythema multiforme, often related to a medication allergy.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Barry Lycka
Dermatology

In brief: Stevens johnson

Wikipedia - stevens–johnson syndrome (sjs) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (ten) are two forms of a life-threatening skin condition, in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis.
The syndrome is thought to be[by whom?] a hypersensitivity complex that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The majority of cases are idiopathic (without a known cause). The main known cause.

In brief: Stevens johnson

Wikipedia - stevens–johnson syndrome (sjs) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (ten) are two forms of a life-threatening skin condition, in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis.
The syndrome is thought to be[by whom?] a hypersensitivity complex that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The majority of cases are idiopathic (without a known cause). The main known cause.
Dr. Barry Lycka
Dr. Barry Lycka
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