Neonatal toxic shock is a cutaneous condition which is characterized by a generalized diffuse macular erythema or morbilliform eruption with confluence. It is caused by TSS toxin-1 produced predominantly by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It is manifested by sudden onset of fever, chills, hypotension, and rash.
All Published work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved. iMedPub Last revised : February 22, 2017