Stevens Johnson Syndrome Cases
Stevens Johnson Syndrome is a potentially life-threatening reaction that causes blistering of the skin and severe burning. The skiin will eventually slough off. Stevens Johnson Syndrome frequently causes blindness and around 30% of affected individuals die from the illness. The best treatment always entails early recognition and diagnosis and fast medical intervention.
Some of the early symptoms of Stevens Johnson Syndrome include:
-Flu-like symptoms with high fever
-Blistering or burning of mucous membranes, such as the lips, mouth, eyes and ears skin rashes, red spotches and skin blisters
-History of a prior drug reaction
Cases of Stevens Johnson Syndrome can be the result of medical negligence. Medications are sometimes mistakenly prescribed to patients who have had a prior drug reaction to the medication or to a related medication. Sometimes the symptoms are not timely recognized and appropriate treatment not timely started. If you believe that you may have developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome as a result of a medical error or not had your symptoms properly treatment, you should immediately contact our experienced medical malpractice lawyers to evaluate your potential case.
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