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Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Introduction: Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Description of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (medical condition): A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin...more »

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome: A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
Source: Diseases Database

Stevens-Johnson syndrome: A variant of bullous erythema multiforme. It ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe, sometimes fatal systemic disorder. Ocular symptoms include ulcerative conjunctivitis, keratitis, iritis, uveitis, and sometimes blindness. The cause of the disease is unknown.
Source: MeSH 2007

Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Related Topics

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Stevens-Johnson syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Stevens-Johnson syndrome, or a subtype of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a Disease

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (medical condition): See Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (disease information).
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Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Related Diseases

Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Stevens-Johnson syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Article Excerpts

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), also called erythema multiforme major, is a ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), also called erythema multiforme major, is a ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a Symptom

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (symptom): Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), also called erythema multiforme major, is a ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (symptom): See Stevens Johnson syndrome (symptom information).

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Broader terms for Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

The following list attempts to classify Stevens-Johnson syndrome into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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