Stevens Johnson Syndrome in itself is an extremely serious and potentially deadly condition.
The condition is usually an allergic reaction in response to medication, infection or illness. It can cause the top layer of skin to shed and die, which is extremely painful for the patient.
But according to the Mayo Clinic, Stevens Johnson Syndrome can also bring a host of complications, including:
Secondary skin infection, or “cellulitis”: This acute infection of the skin can lead to life-threatening complications, including meningitis — an ...continue reading...