Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens–Johnson syndrome in South Africa: a 3-year prospective study

QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, 05/03/2012

Most patients with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis/Stevens–Johnson syndrome were HIV positive and female. The authors validated the use of SCORTEN and identified several prognostic indicators, most significant being HIV–tuberculosis co–infection, ≥40% skin involvement and severe sepsis.

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