"Exfoliatins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Protein exotoxins from Staphylococcus aureus, phage type II, which cause epidermal necrolysis. They are proteins with a molecular weight of 26,000 to 32,000. They cause a condition variously called scaled skin, Lyell or Ritter syndrome, epidermal exfoliative disease, toxic epidermal necrolysis, etc.
- Staphylococcal Exfoliative Toxin
- Exfoliative Toxin, Staphylococcal
- Toxin, Staphylococcal Exfoliative
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