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March 1972

Mediastinal Emphysema Complicating Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Author Affiliations

New York

From the departments of radiology (Drs. Genieser and Becker) and pediatrics (Dr. Rothman), New York University Medical Center, New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;105(3):421-423. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620060059011

A rare complication, mediastinal emphysema, developed in a patient with Stevens-Johnson syndrome. The possible mechanism of this complication is discussed.