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Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (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.
Also Known As:
Ritter's Disease; Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndrome; Disease, Ritter; Disease, Ritter's; Ritters Disease; Scalded-Skin Syndrome, Staphylococcal; Scalded-Skin Syndromes, Staphylococcal; Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndromes; Syndrome, Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin; Syndromes, Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin; Ritter Disease; Scalded Skin Syndrome, Staphylococcal
Networked: 101 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection)
2. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)
3. Meningitis
4. Peritonitis
5. Respiratory Tract Infections (Respiratory Tract Infection)

Experts

1. Amagai, Masayuki: 9 articles (03/2012 - 05/2002)
2. Sugai, Motoyuki: 5 articles (08/2011 - 05/2002)
3. Nishifuji, Koji: 5 articles (08/2011 - 05/2002)
4. Stanley, John R: 4 articles (03/2012 - 05/2002)
5. Iwasaki, Toshiroh: 3 articles (08/2011 - 10/2005)
6. Yamaguchi, Takayuki: 3 articles (10/2005 - 05/2002)
7. Vandenesch, François: 2 articles (07/2013 - 04/2005)
8. Etienne, Jerome: 2 articles (07/2013 - 04/2005)
9. Yamasaki, Osamu: 2 articles (06/2006 - 04/2005)
10. Johnston, Graham A: 2 articles (10/2005 - 06/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome:
1. ExfoliatinsIBA
2. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
3. Virulence Factors (Pathogenicity Factors)IBA
4. Moxalactam (Latamoxef)FDA Link
5. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
6. Desmoglein 1IBA
7. ExotoxinsIBA
8. CoagulaseIBA
9. DesmogleinsIBA
10. Serine Proteases (Serine Protease)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Intravenous Infusions
2. Neonatal Intensive Care
3. Intra-Articular Injections
4. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
5. Transplants (Transplant)