Ocular complications of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in patients with AIDS.

@article{Belfort1991OcularCO,
  title={Ocular complications of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in patients with AIDS.},
  author={Rubens N. Belfort and Marc D de Smet and Scott M. Whitcup and Carlos Eduardo Pavesio and C Lottenberg and Benjamin I Rubin and Juan Salvador L{\'o}pez and Robert B. Nussenblatt},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={1991},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={536-8}
}
Recent reports suggest that acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients are at higher risk of developing mucocutaneous reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS). Resultant dry eye may be further exacerbated by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) related lacrimal gland dysfunction and lead to a chronic keratoconjunctivitis. We report one patient with AIDS and toxic epidermal necrolysis and two patients with AIDS and SJS who developed severe dry eye… CONTINUE READING