Published: 2020-04-24

An extensive exfoliative dermatitis: a rare complication

Santosh Shimpiger, Nakul Pathak, Nilima Narkhede, Sushma Save


Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) is an extensive exfoliative dermatitis that occurs primarily in newborns and in previously healthy children. It is a rare complication of Staphylococcal infection. Author report a case of 1year old male child with Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome diagnosed clinically and microbiological reports confirmed the diagnosis. The child responded to appropriate antibiotic therapy and was discharged after 14 days of antibiotics.


Antibiotic, Culture, Infant, Necrolysis, Staphylococcal

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