Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) Toxic shock syndrome presents with high fever, rash and hypotension.  Prodrome of malaise, low grade fever, myalgias and vomiting.  Sx may occur 2-3 days after tampon use, soft tissue infection, or within a week of other inciting factors. Rash is a diffuse, non-pruritic, blanching, macular erythroderma leading to desquamation. Clinical Criteria […]