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Toxic shock and Down syndromes in a dental patient: a case report and review of the literature

Navazesh, M.; Mulligan, R.; Sobel, S.

Special Care in Dentistry Official Publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry 14(6): 246-251


ISSN/ISBN: 0275-1879
PMID: 7754462
Accession: 044826986

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A literature review of Toxic Shock Syndrome is presented, including epidemiology, etiology, signs, symptoms and management, and its relationship to infection susceptibility in the Down Syndrome patient. A case of a Down Syndrome patient with Toxic Shock Syndrome is described, and the role of odontogenic infection is discussed.

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