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Stevens–Johnson syndrome after varicella vaccination

Elizabeth M Christou and Orli Wargon
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (4): 240-241. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11484

To the Editor: A 12-year-old boy presented to a regional emergency department with a 3-day history of progressing bilateral conjunctival injection, fevers (39°C), a widespread erythematous bullous rash, and superficial erosions to his lips, oral mucosa and urethral meatus.

  • Elizabeth M Christou
  • Orli Wargon

  • Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: Dr.EChristou@gmail.com

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