Which viral diseases have been associated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: C Stephen Foster, MD, FACS, FACR, FAAO, FARVO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Viral diseases that have been reported to cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome include the following:

  • Herpes simplex virus (possibly; remains a debated issue)

  • AIDS

  • Coxsackie viral infections

  • Influenza

  • Hepatitis

  • Mumps


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