Staphylococcal toxic-shock syndrome
Synonyms: Staphylococcal TSS
Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (staphylococcal TSS) is an acute disease mediated by the production of superantigenic toxins characterized by high fever skin rash followed by skin peeling hypotension vomiting diarrhea and potentially leading to multisystem organ failure and caused by a Staphylococcus aureus bacterial infection.
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