Disease Information for Staphylococcal/scalded skin syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Plethora/Red face/Ruddy look
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Annular lesions rash
Blisters
Bulla/bullous rash
Cherry red/pink color
Epidermal sloughing/layers/sheets
Facial erythema
Facial flushing/Beet red
Fever and Rash
Flushing
Leg Ulcers in Children
Nikolskys sign
Papular Rash
Rash
Rash/Lesions occur on pressure points/Acral lesions
Skin sloughing/denuded/raw/oozing areas
Vesicobullous rashes
Vesicular rash
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in kids
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Neonatal edema/anasarca
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Infant Red peeling Rash
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Eventual terminal event/death possible
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Cocci on smear
Microlab/Tzanck test/Broad epith. cells/No inflam. cells
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Skin biopsy/Abnormal
BX/Skin biopsy/Blister cleavage plane/Intraepidermal
BX/Skin biopsy/Epidermolysis/minimal inflammatory cells
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome
Viral exanthematous diseases
Associated Disease & Complications
Dermatitis/Chronic rash
Neonatal Erythroderma
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS)
Toxic epidermal necrolysis
Viral exanthematous diseases
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Gram positive cocci (ex)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Staphylococcus toxin effect
Pathophysiology/Burn/extensive
Pathophysiology/Subcorneal lysis/intact dermis
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Dermatitis exfoliativa neonatorum, Disease Ritter, Disease Ritter's, exfoliation dermatitis neonatorum, Ritter, RITTER DIS, Ritter Disease, RITTERS DIS, Ritters Disease, Ritter's disease, Ritter's Lyells syndrome, scalded skin syndrome, SCALDED SKIN SYNDROME STAPH, Scalded Skin Syndrome Staphylococcal, Scalded Skin Syndromes Staphylococcal, SSSS, SSSS Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, SSSS Staph scalded skin syndr, STAPH SCALDED SKIN SYNDROME, Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (disorder), Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndromes, syndrome scalded skin, Syndrome Staphylococcal Scalded Skin, Syndromes Staphylococcal Scalded Skin, Toxic epidermal necrolysis subcorneal type, Toxic epidermal necrolysis subcorneal type (disorder), Synonym/Adult staph scalded skin syndrome, Synonym/Lyell disease, Synonym/Ritter-Lyell syndrome, Synonym/Scalded skin syndrome, Synonym/Scalded skin syndrome, staphylococcal, Synonym/SSS syndrome
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic ointment/unction
RX/Anti-staph/synthetic penicillin
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition
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