Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome
Synonyms: Streptococcal TSS
Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome (streptococcal TSS) is an acute disease mediated by the production of superantigenic toxins characterized by the sudden onset of fever and other febrile symptoms pain multisystem organ involvement and potentially leading to coma shock and death due to a Streptococcus pyogenes infection.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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