Stevens-Johnson syndrome

It’s Mnemonic Monday! Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
SANA
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember major causes of drug-induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) with the following mnemonic: SANA Sulfonamides Anticonvulsants NSAIDs Allopurinol Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on Stevens-Johnson Syndrome? Check out the following pages of your 2019 Derm In-Review Study Guide: Stevens-Johnso …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2019
Journal Review Series
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Next Steps in Derm author, Dr. Anna Chacon, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2019. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from these months of the literat …
Lamotrigine – Friday Pop Quiz 3/6
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This 20-year-old woman started lamotrigine 3 weeks ago. She takes no other medications, and has no comorbid conditions. Her urine b-HCG is positive. Which of the following treatments has the theoretically lowest fetal risk? A. Prednisone B. IVIG C. Etanercept D. Cyclosporine E. Rituximab To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our …