All you need to know about Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Causes and risk factors of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a serious and rare disorder, Which affects the skin and mucous membranes. 

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a reaction to certain medications that begins with influenza-like symptoms.

Then painful rash that spreads and blisters. Then the top layer of affected skin dies, sheds and starts to heal after a few days.

Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a health-related crisis that generally requires hospitalization as soon as possible.

Treatment concentrate on eliminating the cause, focusing on wounds, controlling pain and limiting complications as skin regrows.

To recover completely from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome,  It can take several weeks to months depending on the condition.

A more severe type or form of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is called toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN).

Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) involves more than 30% of the skin surface and extensive damage to the mucous membranes.

Permanently Avoid the drug that causes Stevens-Johnson syndrome and also avoid the drugs which are similar to that one.