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Causes of Ritter syndrome

Causes of Ritter syndrome

Ritter syndrome is caused by a toxin produced by certain strains of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. An initial infection begins at the oral or nasal cavity, throat, or umbilical cord area, while the toxin may act at sites distal to the original infection.

Causes of Ritter syndrome (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Ritter syndrome that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Ritter syndrome Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender Ratio of Ritter syndrome: male:female 4:1...more »

Ritter syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Ritter syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Ritter syndrome:

Ritter syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Ritter syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Ritter syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Ritter syndrome may be found in:


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