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Stevens-Johnson syndrome


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A severe inflammatory eruption of the skin and mucous membranes, usually occurring in children and young adults following a respiratory infection or as an allergic reaction to drugs or other substances.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A life-threatening condition affecting the skin in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis.


After Albert Mason Stevens (1884-1945) and Frank Chambliss Johnson (1894-1934), American pediatricians.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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