13 October, 2008

Staphyloccal Scalded Skin Syndrome in child

Photo: bullae with clear fluid and the peeling of skin in toddler.

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in child
SSSS arises mainly in the newborn infant, rarely in older child,
because they possess the antibody against the exfoliative toxin
A or B.

any questions: write to Keiji HaAgiwara, MD