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Toxic Shock Syndrome (cont.)

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Toxic shock syndrome commonly causes a red strawberry tongue. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCE:

Venkataraman, Ramesh. "Toxic Shock Syndrome." Medscape.com. July 16, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/169177-overview>.


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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a toxin-mediated multisystem disease precipitated by infection with either Staphylococcus aureus or group A Streptococcus (GAS), also called Streptococcus pyogenes.

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