Toxic Shock Syndrome

Neha Bansal
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Toxic Shock Syndrome - Treatment
Treatment of TSS includes close monitoring of the patient along with elimination of the localized infection focus (skin or soft tissue). Supportive treatment should be started for any renal insufficiency and hypotension. (1)Supportive management is required in case of multiple organ failures. Antibiotics are used to eliminate staphylococcal or streptococcal infections which reduce mortality. Vancomycin and clindamycin are often used. (1, 2) Corticosteroids and IVIG may be useful. (3)


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