Month: July 2010

Stevens-Johnson SyndromeStevens-Johnson Syndrome



Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis are two forms of the same life-threatening skin disease that cause rash, skin peeling, and sores on the mucous membranes. Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis usually are caused by drugs or a bacterial infection. Typical symptoms