Toxic shock syndrome after pilonidal cystectomy. Report of a case.

@article{Shlasko1991ToxicSS,
  title={Toxic shock syndrome after pilonidal cystectomy. Report of a case.},
  author={Edward Shlasko and Michael T. Harris and Ernest Benjamin and Thomas J Iberti and Randolph M. Steinhagen},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1991},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={502-5}
}
Toxic shock syndrome is an uncommon disease associated with staphylococcal infections. Although most frequently reported in menstruating women and associated with tampon use, toxic shock syndrome has been described following many types of surgical procedures. In this report we describe a case of toxic shock syndrome occurring in a previously healthy young… CONTINUE READING