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Image Number 1556 (Stevens Johnson syndrome)


Diagnosis: Stevens Johnson syndrome

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 12


Description: Target lesions.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A pre-pubertal male presented with multiple target lesions involving the limbs especially the extensor surfaces of the forearms and the trunk. The mucous membranes of the mouth and conjunctive were also involved with sloughing of the oral mucosa and conjunctivitis. The patient was febrile with generalized lassitude. The rash appeared one day after ingestion of an unknown antibiotic and NSAID.

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