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Toxic shock

Introduction: Toxic shock

Description of Toxic shock

Toxic shock: syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using high-absorbency tampons.
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Broader terms for Toxic shock

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Hierarchical classifications of Toxic shock

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  • syndrome
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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