[Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome associated with long-term catherter related infection in an adult].


Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) is an extensive desquamative erythmatous condition caused by the Staphylococcus aureus exfoliative toxin. Although adult cases of SSSS are rare, the mortality rate is high. We report herein on a case of SSSS due to long-term catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by exfoliative toxin B, which produced… (More)