Ramesh Ragothaman, MD

Women's Health CT


Case In Point: Toxic Shock Syndrome

May 01, 2005

A 12-year-old boy was brought by ambulance to the emergency department (ED) with fever and shaking of 3 days' duration. He was accompanied by his mother. The boy had spent the weekend at his father's home when he began to feel sick. Since returning to his mother's house, he has been lethargic and has had one episode of vomiting.