ID#: 5114
This image depicts a palmar view of a patient’s right hand, which exhibited an erythematous rash, and accompanying subcutaneous edema, the result of a condition referred to as toxic shock syndrome (TSS). TSS manifests itself with a sudden onset of fever, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pains and rash. Hypotension and mucous membrane, multisystem involvement, and later, desquamation (see PHIL 5113) are features of the disease as well.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1984
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