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Here is a quick mnemonic “SCAM to remember about Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome Rash 

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • S – Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is associated with Group A Streptococcus.

  • C – Certain M types of Group A Streptococcus can cause streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.

  • A – A scarlatiniform rash often occurs in severe group A streptococcal infections.

  • M – Multiorgan failure and hypotension are common in streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. The mortality rate is 30%.


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