Toxic shock syndrome following breast and nasal surgery.

  title={Toxic shock syndrome following breast and nasal surgery.},
  author={Gary Tobin and R. C. Shaw and H C Goodpasture},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={80 1},
Toxic shock syndrome is a rapidly developing disease which may be lethal if not recognized and treated early. While this disease is usually associated with menstruating females, it is being seen in both male and female patients following clean, elective surgery. Toxic shock syndrome has been reported following surgical procedures which normally have a very low incidence of postoperative wound infections. Toxic shock syndrome is associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria which produce the… CONTINUE READING

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