Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Ste·vens-John·son syndrome .stē-vənz-'jän(t)-sən- n a severe and sometimes fatal form of erythema multiforme that is characterized esp. by purulent conjunctivitis, Vincent's angina, and ulceration of the genitals and anus and that often results in blindness
Stevens Albert Mason (1884-1945), and
Johnson Frank Chambliss (1894-1934)
American pediatricians. Stevens and Johnson jointly published a description of Stevens-Johnson syndrome in 1922. They based their report upon two cases found in children.

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Ste·vens-John·son syndrome (steґvənz jonґsən) [Albert Mason Stevens, American pediatrician, 1884–1945; Frank Chambliss Johnson, American pediatrician, 1894–1934] see under syndrome.

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  • Syndrome, Stevens-Johnson (SJS) — A systemic (bodywide) disease with a characteristic rash involving the skin and mucous membranes, including the buccal mucosa (inside of the mouth). The disease is due to a hypersensitive (allergic) reaction to one of a number of immunologic… …   Medical dictionary

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