Stevens-Johnson syndrome: case report

Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare and life-threatening acute allergic reaction aff ecting the skin and mucous membranes. We discuss the clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment of a 9-year-old girl with Stevens-Johnson syndrome, which occurred due to the antiepileptic drug carbamazepine (Tegretol™).

Keywords: Stevens-Johnson syndrome; carbamazepine; child
Category: Case report
Volume: Vol. 57, No 3, july - september 2013
Authors: Manisa Muci, Numila Kuneshka
Reference work: Paediatr Croat. 2013;57:268-70

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