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Toxic shock-like syndrome caused by adenovirus infection.
  1. K Bojang,
  2. M D Walters
  1. Infectious Disease Unit, Hospitals for Sick Children, London.


    Adenovirus infections commonly occur in childhood and produce a wide range of clinical disease. The most common sites of infection are the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts but involvement of cardiovascular, neurological, cutaneous, ophthalmic, renal, and hepatic systems can also occur. A case of toxic shock-like syndrome with symptoms of multiorgan involvement resulting from adenovirus infection is reported.

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