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Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Preseptal Cellulitis Complicated By Zygomatic Osteomylitis, Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis and Meningitis in a Healthy Child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21449710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) preseptal cellulitis complicated by zygomatic osteomyelitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, and necroziting pneumonia in a previously healthy two and half month old girl. This case exemplifies an aggressive and disseminated CA-MRSA infection with deep venous thrombosis in an infant without predisposing risk factors. The literature is reviewed and recommendations for management are provided.
Authors:
Khaled Menif; Asma Bouziri; Aida Borgi; Ammar Khaldi; Lilia Ben Hassine; Nejla Ben Jaballah
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia.
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