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Triggers for Stevens–Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis

December 2016.

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Medicines (listed alphabetically)

This list of drugs known to cause SJS/TEN is not exclusive.

Other causes

  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae and cytomegalovirus infections
  • Vaccinations
  • Cancer, especially haematological cancers
  • Systemic diseases
  • Contrast medium
  • External chemical exposure
  • Herbal medicines
  • Foods
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Radiotherapy



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