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Signs of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome may include:

Note that Stevens-Johnson Syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Stevens-Johnson Syndrome signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:

SJS is characterized by painful, blistery lesions on the skin and the mucous membranes (the thin, moist tissues that line body cavities) of the mouth, throat, genital region, and eyelids. SJS can cause serious eye problems, such as severe conjunctivitis; iritis, an inflammation inside the eye; corneal blisters and erosions; and corneal holes. In some cases, the ocular complications from SJS can be disabling and lead to severe vision loss. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

More Symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome?

The phrase "signs of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome signs or Stevens-Johnson Syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Stevens-Johnson Syndrome symptoms.


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