Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 5th, 2005
According to a recently published case report from the United States, "Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis are life-threatening dermatologic disorders that are more common in the setting of a compromised immune system.
"We present the case of a pregnant patient with known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection who presented with Stevens-Johnson syndrome after treatment with antibiotics for a urinary tract infection."
"A young woman at 33 4/7 weeks of gestation with known HIV...
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