Letter to the Editor
Severe Eosinophilia during the Course of Toxic Shock Syndrome
Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is defined as the occurrence of fever, rash, hypotension, multiple organ dysfunction, and desquamation. 1 It is caused by toxigenic strains of Staphylococcus aureus. 2 The main hematologic changes are usually thrombocytopenia and leukocytosis with left shift. We described eosinophilia for the first time in 50% of 20 cases with STSS at our unit. 3
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