How are conjunctival histologic findings characterized on transmission electron microscopy in 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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On transmission electron microscopy, the conjunctivae of patients with episodic conjunctival inflammation revealed squamous epithelial metaplasia, vascular basement membrane zone disruption, reduplication, and thickening.


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