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Interesting... in case any SJS patients were worried their blood might not be as good as the next person's for serum drops.
Curr Eye Res. 2011 Sep;36(9):775-81.
Stability of Epitheliotrophic Factors in Autologous Serum Eye Drops from Chronic Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Dry Eye Compared to Non-autoimmune Dry Eye.
Phasukkijwatana N, Lertrit P, Liammongkolkul S, Prabhasawat P.
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
[Stevens-Johnson and Lyell syndromes: Mucocutaneous and ocular sequels in 43 cases.]
INTRODUCTION: The ophthalmic sequelae of Stevens-Johnson and Lyell syndromes are deemed serious, and their mucocutaneous syndromes can adversely affect social and functional outcomes. The aim of this study is to describe these sequelae in Morocco.
METHODS: This retrospective study involved all patients hospitalized in the dermatology department of the Ibn Rochd University Hospital in