Association of Fas Ligand gene polymorphism with Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

BACKGROUND Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are acute severe blistering diseases of the skin and also two of the most devastating ocular surface diseases leading to corneal damage and loss of vision. The extreme rarity of cutaneous and ocular surface reactions to drug therapies led us to suspect individual susceptibility… CONTINUE READING