If started during the beginning stage of SJS IVIG (immunoglobulin treatment) has been successful in treating some SJS patients. It has shortened the course and limited sideeffects. Read about IVIG Treatment
Stevens Johnson Syndrome & Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are now believed to be variants of the same condition, distinct from erythema multiforme. SJS/TEN is a very rare, acute, serious, and potentially fatal skin reaction in which there is sheet-like skin and mucosal loss. Using current definitions, it is usually, possibly always, caused by medications.
Full article on Stevens Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. SJS/TEN. DermNet NZ
Very important vision saving treatment: The Ophthalmologic Management of Acute Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, By Darren G. Gregory, MD. To view full article, please [click here]
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Brandeis studies evaluate visionary approach to improving eyesight
A novel scleral lens developed in Boston proves clinically beneficial in patients who have failed conventional therapies. To view full article please: [click here].
Burn unit treatment of three Stevens Johnson Syndrome cases with Cryopreserved Allograft
Three cases of Stevens-Johnson syndrome are described. This syndrome is characterized by extensive loss of tffe epidermis and other complications. The cutaneous lesions are similar to second-degree burns in their development, and they benefit from temporary coverage with cryopreserved allografts, as may be performed in a Burns Centre.
Chronic Lung Disease Following Stevens – Johnson Syndrome: http://www.indianpediatrics.net/sep1997/831.pdf
Stem Cell Transplantion Of Ocular Surface Diseases
Saving Ethan with Dr. Richard Gamelli, Loyla Burn & Shock Trauma Institute
Saving Ethan’s Vision
Dr. Charles Bouchard, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Loyola, and Dr. Amy Lin talk about the blinding complications of SJS and an amniotic membrane treatment available here at Loyola that saved Ethan’s sight.