Steven-Jonhson Syndrome in a Patient With Dengue Infection in Peru: A Case Report

Winny D. Aparcana-Choque, Yadira M. Pisconti-Palacios, Ivan Cordova-Tello, Jhon Ausejo-Galarza, Walter Gomez-Gonzales, Andrei Kochubei-Hurtado, Kovy Arteaga-Livias

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome is an infrequent condition affecting the skin and mucous membranes, it involves cutaneous detachment with high mortality without adequate treatment. We present the case of a 40-year-old male with a history of epilepsy treated with valproic acid and lamotrigine, previously diagnosed with dengue. Evaluation showed erythematous blisters on skin and mucosa with bleeding and desquamation, covering 10% of the body surface. The patient progressed favorably with the medical care received. Stevens-Johnson syndrome should be studied in association with arboviral diseases.

Idioma originalInglés
PublicaciónJournal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2024


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