What are the nonocular complications of 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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Other complications may include the following:

  • Gastroenterologic - Esophageal strictures

  • Genitourinary - Renal tubular necrosis, renal failure, penile scarring, vaginal stenosis

  • Pulmonary - Tracheobronchial shedding with resultant respiratory failure

  • Cutaneous - Scarring and cosmetic deformity, recurrences of infection through slow-healing ulcerations


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