A CASE STUDY OF STAPHYLOCOCCAL SCALDED SKIN SYNDROME THROUGH AN INTEGRATED APPROACH
Dr. Nishant S. Wakode*, Dr. T. Y. Swami, Dr. A. B. Kale, Dr. A. P. Rana and Dr. Ashish Singh
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome which mainly affect children. We present a case of 1-month old infant with blisters all over the body and fever. The diagnosis of Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome was reached on clinically. The child responded to treatment which include antibiotics, analgesic, hydration, local applications with intravenous fluid along with Ayurvedic management of local application of Haridra yukta Shatdhauta Ghrita, Haridra has anti-inflammatory effect as well as anti-oxidant. Septilin drop and Syrup Bonnison were used which thought to act on multiple system and help to enhance immunity. The child was discharged after 10 days with almost complete resolution of skin lesion and hygiene measure are imperative for the effective management of Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome.
Keywords: Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, Ayurveda, Shatdhauta ghrita, Superficial blisters.
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