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Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) Associated with Peritonitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

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Description:

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may occur in a patient with peritonitis if the causative organism is toxigenic. The diagnosis can be difficult if the possibility of TSS is not considered.

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