Toxic shock syndrome

Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome; Toxic shock-like syndrome; TSLS

Toxic shock syndrome is a serious disease that involves fever, shock, and problems with several body organs.

Normal uterine anatomy (cut section)

The uterus is a muscular organ with thick walls, two upper openings to the fallopian tubes and an inferior opening to the vagina.

Bacteria

Bacterial infections can lead to the formation of pus, or to the spread of the bacteria in the blood.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention