Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

Stafylokockorsakad epidermal nekrolys

Engelsk definition

A disease of infants due to group 2 phage type 17 staphylococci that produce an epidermolytic exotoxin. Superficial fine vesicles and bullae form and rupture easily, resulting in loss of large sheets of epidermis.

Svenska synonymer

Ritters sjukdom

Engelska synonymer

Ritter's Disease Disease, Ritter's Ritters Disease Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndrome Scalded-Skin Syndrome, Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndromes, Staphylococcal Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndromes Syndrome, Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndromes, Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Ritter Disease Disease, Ritter Scalded Skin Syndrome, Staphylococcal