Definitions for "Stevens-Johnson Syndrome"
an unusual, life-threatening reaction characterized by fever and flu-like symptoms followed by a severe, blistering rash on the skin and/or mucous membranes. Stevens-Johnson syndrome may occur as a reaction to certain drugs.
A severe and sometimes fatal form of erythema multiforme that is characterized by conjunctivitis (eye inflammation) and often results in blindness, Vincent's angina (trench mouth) and ulceration of the genitals and anus. See also Erythema Multiforme.
An allergic loss of much of the skin. Often this is fatal if not treated early.