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Toxic shock syndrome as a complication of breast prostheses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7480294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a 21-year-old woman who developed toxic shock syndrome 6 days after augmentation mammaplasty with saline breast implants is reported. The infecting organism was S. aureus that was toxic shock syndrome exotoxin 1-negative and staphylococcal endotoxin B-positive. The causes and etiology of this rare postoperative complication are discussed.
J V Poblete; J A Rodgers; F G Wolfort
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-28     Completed Date:  1995-12-28     Revised Date:  2014-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1702-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Implants / adverse effects*,  microbiology
Mammaplasty / adverse effects*
Shock, Septic / diagnosis,  microbiology*
Staphylococcal Infections / complications*
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