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Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A severe inflammatory eruption of the skin and mucous membranes, usually occurring after an infection, with malignancy, or as an allergic reaction to drugs or other substances.

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

Etymologies

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

[After Albert Mason Stevens, (1884–1945) and Frank Chambliss Johnson, (1894–1934), American pediatricians.]

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