|Stevens Johnson Syndrome: Bug Bite Turns Tragic|
Detroit, MI: For most people, it would be unthinkable that a bug bite could set off a chain of events that results in a person's death, but when it comes to Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), that is exactly what can happen. Some antibiotics used to treat ...
LawyersandSettlements.com - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00
|Proud Veteran Fights a New Battle with Stevens Johnson Syndrome|
SJS often begins with a Stevens Johnson Syndrome rash, before rapidly evolving to produce blisters, skin lesions and the loss of large quantities of the upper layer of dermis akin to a serious burn. Doctors have previously described the condition as an ...
LawyersandSettlements.com - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:26
|Doctors diagnosed rare allergic reaction with medication or virus to blame|
Now they must wait to discover if she has been left with permanent damage to her sight. The youngster was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, a sometimes fatal condition caused by a violent allergic reaction to a virus or a medication.
Daily Mail - Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:10
|Toddler nearly dies after suffering severe allergic reaction to child dose of ...|
Metro - Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:29
|24-Year-Old Cassandra Campbell Killed By Rare Disease Caused By Antibiotics|
A family in West Michigan is raising awareness about a rare disorder that took the life of a 24-year-old woman. Cassandra Campbell's family says she contracted Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) from some medicine she was taking for a bug bite.
Opposing Views - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:20
|Family caught off guard: Rare syndrome sparked by antibiotics|
fox6now.com - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:20
|Family: Rare disease claims daughter's life after she took medicine for bug bite|
fox8.com - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:18
|The rare disease that could come from your medicine cabinet|
fox2now.com - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:06
|Rare disease could come right from your medicine cabinet|
kfor.com - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:30
|New mom dies from rare disease after taking medicine for a bug bite|
FOX43.com - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:43
|Sauers swings back from life-threatening skin disease|
"It was Stevens-Johnson syndrome, what I ended up having," Sauers said. "They thought I had rheumatoid arthritis, which I never did -- getting burned from the inside out. Both arms, both legs." "I burned from the inside out, so my skin basically died.
WBNG-TV - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:10
|Doctors told me to give my sick tot Nurofen and it nearly killed her|
It was there she was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome – a rare condition caused by a violent allergic reaction to a virus or a medication which affects just 1 in 50,000 people. Matt and Sarah were told it would be a “miracle” if their little ...
Irish Mirror - Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:41
|Skin Reactions to Phenytoin Linked to Gene Variants|
Although the severe reactions are less common, in the cases of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and TEN, morbidity and mortality rates can be high, at 10% to 50%, the authors note. To investigate a potential genetic commonality linked to the reactions, Dr ...
Medscape - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:03
|Strood schoolboy Oakley Orange launches charity for sick children after ...|
Oakley Orange was given just a 65% chance of survival when he was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson syndrome. The condition, triggered by an allergic reaction to epilepsy medication, meant Oakley lost all his skin as well as his hair, toenails and finger ...
Kent Online - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:03