toxic shock syndrome

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Synonyms for toxic shock syndrome

syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus

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Toxic-shock syndrome in menstruating women: association with tampon use and Staphylococcus aureus and clinical features in 52 cases.