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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.864.500
C17.800.174.600.900
C17.800.229.400.683
C17.800.865.475.683
C20.543.418.787
C25.100.468.380.900
Unique ID
D013262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013262
Scope Note
Rare cutaneous eruption characterized by extensive KERATINOCYTE apoptosis resulting in skin detachment with mucosal involvement. It is often provoked by the use of drugs (e.g., antibiotics and anticonvulsants) or associated with PNEUMONIA, MYCOPLASMA. It is considered a continuum of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
Entry Term(s)
Drug-Induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Drug-Induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Epidermal Necrolysis, Toxic
Lyell's Syndrome
Mycoplasma-Induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Mycoplasma-Induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Nonstaphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
Scalded Skin Syndrome, Nonstaphylococcal
Stevens Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Stevens Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Spectrum
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Spectrum
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens Johnson Syndrome Spectrum
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Spectrum
NLM Classification #
WR 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/11
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Preferred
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Spectrum Broader
Mycoplasma-Induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Narrower
Drug-Induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome Narrower
Epidermal Necrolysis, Toxic Related
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