Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Stevens Johnson syndrome

Stevens Johnson syndrome

History

          A 60-year-old woman presented with severe drug-induced reaction on both lower limbs with few lesions elsewhere in addition to mucosal involvement of the mouth of two days duration. The insulting drug was sulfonamide and the onset of the rash was within 48 hours of taking the drug. The rash comprised of bilateral symmetrical bullae on a background of erythematous macules and patches in addition to erosions and peeling.
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