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Clinical Features of the Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Staphylococcus Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) resembles the skin changes seen after contact with boiling water (scald). It is associated with a phage-mediated toxin. It was first described by Ritter von Rittershain in 1878.

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