Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

History

         A 65-year-old woman with long history of osteoarthritis has taken recently a new NSAID. One day later she developed a severe blistering rash involved the entire integument in addition to many mucosal orifices (oral, nasal and conjunctival). On admission to the hospital, she was in a bad general condition with impending hypovolemic shock.
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