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SSSS

Introduction: SSSS

Description of SSSS

SSSS (medical condition): A skin condition causing widespread blisters to erupt over...more »

See also:

Toxic epidermal necrolysis:
  »Introduction: Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Symptoms of Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Causes of Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Treatments for Toxic epidermal necrolysis

SSSS as a Disease

SSSS: Another name for Toxic epidermal necrolysis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Symptoms of Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Causes of Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  »Treatments for Toxic epidermal necrolysis

SSSS: Related Diseases

SSSS: SSSS is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of SSSS

Some of the causes of SSSS are included in the list below:

Symptoms of SSSS (Toxic epidermal necrolysis)

Some of the symptoms of SSSS incude:

  • Skin rash initially red spots that eventually join together
  • Sheet-like loss of skin
  • Large blisters
  • Oozing red patches of skin
  • Painful lesions on mucosal surfaces: lips, in mouth, in eyes and on genital and anal skin

Treatments for SSSS (Toxic epidermal necrolysis)

Treatments for SSSS (Toxic epidermal necrolysis) include:

  • Identify and cease causative drug
  • Admission to burns unit/intensive care unit
  • Occlusive cutaneous dressings over wounds
  • Systemic corticosteroids
  • Immunoglobulins given intravenously

Treatment of SSSS: For more treatment information about SSSS, see treatment of Toxic epidermal necrolysis (SSSS)

SSSS: Related Disease Topics

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