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Found Toxic shock syndrome 2 times.

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1. Toxic shock syndrome
Acute shock resulting from host response to an exotoxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus .

2. Toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome is characterized by high fever, vomiting, and watery diarrhea. In severe cases, patient manefest signs of shock. Toxic shock syndrome could be caused by toxin produced by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus in which case the female patient has been using tampons and symptoms appear within 5 days of the onset of menstruation. However, toxic shock syndrome could be caused by other means unrelated to Staphylococcus or the use of tampons.