What does a history of fever or localized worsening suggest in Stevens-Johnson (SJS) syndrome?

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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A history of fever or localized worsening should suggest a superimposed infection; however, fever has been reported to occur in up to 85% of cases.


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