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.
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Symptoms of Ritter syndrome
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Ritter syndrome: Deaths
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Causes of Ritter syndrome
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Misdiagnosis and 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.
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