27 years of a single burn centre experience with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: analysis of mortality risk for causative agents.

INTRODUCTION Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life threatening unwanted side effects, mainly from medication. Pathophysiology is still being debated. The disease usually requires treatment in burn units. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a retrospective study over 27 years we evaluated 72 patients admitted with SJS, SJS/TEN… CONTINUE READING