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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is Stevens-Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis?

This is a serious condition that affects the skin and mucous membranes. The skin develops rashes, then blisters and peels off - it is potentially life threatening. The cause is not always clear, but may be due to a reaction to medication, or due to an infection. There may also be contributory environmental and/or genetic factors. People with a compromised immune system are at higher risk.

Symptoms of Stevens-Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis

  • Blisters

  • Fever

  • Spots in mouth

  • Headache

  • Skin is thick and rough/scaly

  • Ulcers over the genitals

  • Sores or ulcers of the skin

  • Bloodshot eyes

Questions your doctor may ask to check for Stevens-Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose Stevens-Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis

  • Do you have blisters on your skin?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have spots or boils in your mouth?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you have thickened and rough/scaly skin?

Treatment for Stevens-Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis

Treatment is often extensive, and the duration to recovery can vary depending on the severity of symptoms. Prompt medical attention is crucial. Treatment involves stopping any triggering medication, supportive care with fluids, rehydration and wound care, and various kinds of medications.

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