toxic shock

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Noun1.toxic shock - syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcustoxic 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 highly absorbent tampons
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Wasser was diagnosed with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) in 2012 when she was 24 years old.
Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) was defined in 1993 as the isolation of group A Streptococcus (GAS) with parameters indicative of multiorgan dysfunction (1).
Reuben Harvey-Smith developed toxic shock syndrome after scorching himself on an iron.
Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is an acute, toxin-mediated febrile illness that rapidly leads to multiple organ dysfunction syndromes, and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune and inflammatory disease.
Her family had thought the 14-yearold was suffering from norovirus but now believe she died from an ultrarare infection called toxic shock syndrome - which affects just 40 people a year in the UK.
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A TEESSIDE mum is urging women to be more aware of the dangers of toxic shock syndrome 10 years after losing her teenage daughter to the condition.
Dear reader, TOXIC shock syndrome is a very rare condition in which a skin bacteria produces a toxin that can cause a huge drop in blood pressure and organ failure.
THE mum of toxic shock victim Samantha Mitchelson is preparing to pursue a complaint against doctors.
But an inquest has revealed that the four-year-old died from toxic shock syndrome when her cold developed into a serious bacterial infection.
It provides rapid fragmentation to avoid the risk of infection and toxic shock syndrome.
The same phenomenon is true for a disorder known as Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).