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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Summary

Description: A variant of bullous erythema multiforme. It ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe, sometimes fatal systemic disorder. Ocular symptoms include ulcerative conjunctivitis, keratitis, iritis, uveitis, and sometimes blindness. The cause of the disease is unknown.

Also Known As: Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Networked: 1014 relevant articles (28 outcomes, 51 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 32 results : IBA
  2. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 4 outcomes in 26 results : FDA 1
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 4 outcomes in 22 results : IBA
  4. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  5. lenalidomide (CC 5013) : 2 outcomes in 8 results : FDA 2
  6. lamotrigine (Lamictal) : 1 outcome 7 studies in 45 results : FDA 33 Generic
  7. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 20 Generic
  8. Steroids : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  9. Methylprednisolone : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 18 Generic
  10. Minoxidil (Rogaine) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 32 Generic
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Diseases Related to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

  1. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (Lyell's Syndrome)
  2. Multiple Myeloma
  3. Graft vs Host Disease (Graft-Versus-Host Disease)
  4. Bipolar Disorder (Mania)
  5. Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (Cicatricial Pemphigoid)
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Key Therapies for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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  1. Contact Lenses : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 32 results
  3. Penetrating Keratoplasty : 1 outcome in 7 results
  4. Trabeculectomy (Trabeculoplasty) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 29 results
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