ASSOCIATION OF VICTIMS OF MEDICINES
BE CAREFULL THESE PHOTOS CAN SHOCK
(Private photos from R Carro)
This little dutch boy (Nigel) didn't survive to the stevens johnson sysndrome.He died the 1th of May 2003 , 6 years old.This photo has been taken few hours before he died.This photo is in accordance with his parents to testify about stevens johnson syndrome.
It is generally admitted that the death rate of stevens johnson syndrome is evaluated around 10%. The toxic epidermal necrolysis is generally evaluated at 30% , however, in a thesis of 1995 on stevens johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (university of medicine of Clermont Ferrand) the author (D. POPINET) indicates that the death rate of Toxic epidermal necrolysis (Lyell syndrome) can go until 70%.For more details see the page prevalence.