Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1981;24(2):169-172.
Published online February 15, 1981.
A Case of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome.
Jung Sook Moon, Soo Ok Lee, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Soon chun Hyang Medical College, Seoul, Korea
Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome 1 예
문정숙, 이수옥, 이동환, 이상주
순천향 의과대학 소아과학교실
The authors experienced a case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in 6 month old male infant and reported with brief review of literatures. His chief complaints on admission were fever, vomiting, and watery diarrhea for one day. On the fourth hospitalization day, generalized erythema was developed which was followed by generalized skin exfoliation and methicillin therapy was started. On the third day after methicillin therapy, vomiting and watery diarrhea were dramatically improved and on the seventh day, the skin was almost completely recovered without scarring except necrotic lesion of left heel. But both eyes were affected by corneal scarring.
Key Words: Staphylococcus, Skin disease, Corneal scarring

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