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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in HIV-infected Patients

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B Stevens-Johnson syndrome can involve any mucosal surface, even if there is limited external skin involvement.

This answer is correct. Stevens-Johnson syndrome can involve any mucosal surface, including the eyes, mouth, nose, genitalia, esophagus, trachea, and anus. Extensive internal disease can exist despite mild external disease.


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