Ritter Syndrome Mimicking Drug Eruption

Idin K., Zengin S. U., UYSAL H., Alver S., Salihoglu Z.

BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, vol.3, no.1, pp.21-23, 2015 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.14235/bs.2015.491
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-23
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Ritter syndrome mimicking drug eruption staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome is a rare fatal condition in adults with erythematous and bullous lesions. With appropriate and immediate therapy, mortality decreases by 5%; a differential diagnosis is necessary. In this case, we report Ritter syndrome mimicking drug eruption.