Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome

J. Pingel, D. Kamat

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Abstract

We describe a 12-year-old girl who developed staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome following a puncture wound to a finger. This patient presented to the emergency department with characteristic clinical picture of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome. She was managed aggressively with fluid resuscitation and antibiotics. She responded to this therapy completely without any complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-26
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Pediatrics
Volume13
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Infection
  • Rash
  • Staphylococcal
  • Toxic shock syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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