This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal blistering of the skin||
Blisters[ more ]
Tiredness[ more ]
Flat, discolored area of skin
|Nausea and vomiting||0002017|
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of neutrophils||0001874|
Swallowing difficulty[ more ]
Watery mouth[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Pain in stomach
Stomach pain[ more ]
|Abnormal myocardium morphology||0001637|
|Abnormal pleura morphology||0002103|
|Abnormality of the urethra||
|Acute hepatic failure||
Acute liver failure
Low number of red blood cells or hemoglobin
Damage to outer layer of the cornea of the eye
Painful or difficult urination
|Elevated hepatic transaminase||
High liver enzymes
Eyelid turned in
Narrowing of esophagus due to inflammation and scar tissue
|Hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis||0001960|
Extreme sensitivity of the eyes to light
Light hypersensitivity[ more ]
|Recurrent respiratory infections||
Frequent respiratory infections
Multiple respiratory infections
respiratory infections, recurrent
Susceptibility to respiratory infections[ more ]
Renal failure in adulthood[ more ]
|Restrictive ventilatory defect||
Stiff lung or chest wall causing decreased lung volume
Infection in blood stream
|Sudden cardiac death||
Premature sudden cardiac death
Low platelet count
Loss of eyesight
Poor vision[ more ]
Some people may have an increased risk of developing SJS/TED. Most people with one or more
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If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
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