Toxic shock syndrome

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This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Staphylococcus aureus.

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Syed Hassan A. Kazmi BSc, MD [2], Mahshid Mir, M.D. [3]

Synonyms and Keywords: Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome, TSS, toxic shock-like syndrome, TSLS, Menstrual toxic shock, Toxic shock

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Toxic Shock Syndrome from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | X Ray | CT | MRI | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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