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Ritter syndrome

Ritter syndrome: Introduction

Ritter syndrome: A rare infantile skin disorder involving severe redness, inflammation, blistering and peeling of skin and mucous membranes which can result from a variety of infections, malignancies and drugs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ritter syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ritter syndrome

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Ritter syndrome: Deaths

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Ritter syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Ritter syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Ritter syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Ritter syndrome

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Hospitals & Clinics: Ritter syndrome

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Prognosis for Ritter syndrome

Prognosis for Ritter syndrome: two thirds recover quickly and the rest die as a result of fever, severe toxicity and shock

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Definitions of Ritter syndrome:

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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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