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Multistep Grading System for Evaluation of Chronic Ocular Sequelae in Patients With Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Namrata Sharma, Reno Venugopal, Prafulla K Maharana, Manthan Chaniyara, Tushar Agarwal, Neelam Pushker, Ravinder Mohan Pandey, Sushil Sangwan, Seema Sen, Seema Kashyap, Arundhati Sharma, Neena Khanna, Rasik B Vajpayee

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019


PURPOSE: To propose a new scoring system for grading of chronic ocular sequelae in Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS). DESIGN: Reliability and validity analysis. METHODS: Participants: Four hundred eyes of 200 patients with chronic ocular SJS/toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) were included in the study. SETTINGS: Single-center, tertiary eye care referral center. PROCEDURE: All patients with SJS/TEN with chronic (more than 1 year) ocular sequelae were recruited for the study. Corneal, eyelid, and conjunctival signs were evaluated and given scores ranging from 0 to 5 depending on the increasing severity. Twelve signs (6 corneal, 3 conjunctival, and 3 eyelid) were evaluated to obtain the total sever..

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