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Ritter's disease

Introduction: Ritter's disease

Description of Ritter's disease

Ritter's disease (medical condition): A rare infantile skin disorder involving severe redness, inflammation...more »

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Ritter syndrome:
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Ritter's disease: A rare disease that occurs in newborns and is caused by upper respiratory staphylococcal infection. It results in the appearance and spread of red spots across the body followed by peeling of large areas of skin. The condition may be fatal if not treated. Also called Lyell's disease or dermatitis exfoliativa neonatorum.

Ritter's disease: 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.
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Ritter's disease: Related Topics

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Ritter's disease as a Disease

Ritter's disease: Another name for Ritter syndrome (or close medical condition association).
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Ritter's disease: Related Diseases

Ritter's disease: Ritter's disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Ritter's disease

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Symptoms of Ritter's disease (Ritter syndrome)

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Ritter's disease: Related Disease Topics

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