scalded skin syndrome


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scalded skin syndrome

[¦skȯl·dəd ′skin ‚sin‚drōm]
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Kaposi's varicelliform eruption and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in adults.
Our patient contracted tetanus as a result of a complication related to the neonatal scalded skin syndrome. Tetanus immunisation should be considered in neonates with skin infections.
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in a neonate following a breast abscess in the mother is one of the rare presentations and only few cases are published.
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in a preterm newborn presenting within first 24 h of life.
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome: diagnosis and management.
The disease is usually diagnosed in pediatric patients and in the absence of clear evidence and family history of EB there are a few differential diagnosis regarding the skin lesions which must be excluded such as: Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, bullous impetigo, chemical burns, drug or viral-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis and bullous mastocytosis [5].
Differential diagnoses of SJS and/or TEN are linear IgA bullous disease, paraneoplastic pemphigus, generalized bullous fixed drug eruption, and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. Even though many factors have been proposed as causes of these diseases, hypersensitivity to medications reports for the most of cases.
In adults,5 causes include eczemas of various types (40 Percent); psoriasis (25 Percent); lymphomas (15 Percent)6,7; drugs (10 Percent) like sulphonamides, dapsone, NSAIDs, antiepileptics, penicillins etc; hereditary causes like ichthyosis, pityriasis rubra pilaris (1 Percent); pemphigus foliaceus (0.5 Percent); staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS); crusted scabies; dermatomyositis; lichen planus (0.5 Percent) etc.
None of the cases with acantholysis mimicking pemphigus, such as Grover disease and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, exhibited IgG4 immunoreactivity.
But five days later it became infected and he was diagnosed with scalded skin syndrome, a rare bacterial infection that affects children under five.