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Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.868.951.770
C01.150.252.819.770.770
C01.800.720.770.770
C17.800.838.765.770.770
Unique ID
D013206
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013206
Annotation
in inf; do not confuse with another epidermolytic disease: NONSTAPHYLOCOCCAL SCALDED SKIN SYNDROME see EPIDERMAL NECROLYSIS, TOXIC
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
SSSS
Entry Term(s)
Ritter Disease
Ritter's Disease
Scalded Skin Syndrome, Staphylococcal
Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Epidermal Necrolysis, Toxic (1966-1985)
Staphylococcal Infections (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see STAPHYLOCOCCAL SKIN INFECTIONS 1986-1990; RITTER'S DISEASE see DERMATITIS EXFOLIATIVA 1968-1985, was heading 1966-1967
History Note
1991(1986); use STAPHYLOCOCCAL SKIN INFECTIONS 1986-1990; RITTER'S DISEASE use DERMATITIS EXFOLIATIVA 1968-1985, was heading 1966-1967
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/05/07
Revision Date
2019/06/13
Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome Preferred
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