World J Pediatr 2018 Mar 5. Epub 2018 Mar 5.
The Pediatric Institute, Kuala Lumpur General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Background: Staphylococcal-scalded skin syndrome (SSSS), also known as Ritter disease, is a potentially life-threatening disorder and a pediatric emergency. Early diagnosis and treatment is imperative to reduce the morbidity and mortality of this condition. The purpose of this article is to familiarize physicians with the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of SSSS. Read More