Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in an adult. Influence of immune and renal factors

The British Journal of Dermatology
N HardwickG R Sharpe


We report a case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in a 77-year-old man with an infected surgical wound. The patient was immunocompetent and had only mildly impaired renal function. The pathogenic and aetiological factors of the condition are discussed.


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