Top 10 Clinical Trends for June 2015

Ryan Syrek


June 24, 2015

#3 Clinical Trend: Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

A young boy experienced what his doctors called the worst case of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) they had ever seen. The condition caused the boy to lose 80% of his skin. Searches regarding this rare condition likely increased in response to the extreme case.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome.


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