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Stevens-Johnson syndrome is characterized by a reaction to certain antibiotics or even non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen. The reaction usually consists of burn-like blisters at various places on the body, often resulting in blindness and the need for skin grafts. Stevens-Johnson syndrome can become lethal if the blistering is internal, usually because lesions in the mouth and throat prevent the patient from being able to eat.
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