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Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infection Presenting as Purulent Pericarditis With Multiple Splenic Abscesses: Case Report and Literature Review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22157427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Purulent pericarditis is a localized infection of the pericardium producing an effusion that is both microscopically and macroscopically purulent. Purulent pericarditis is most frequently caused by Staphylococcus, although rarely Streptococcus and other organisms are implicated. This article describes a case of invasive group A streptococcal disease presenting as purulent pericarditis with multiple splenic abscesses in a 4-year-old boy.
Authors:
Sree Mallikarjuna Pemira; Robert W Tolan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-2707     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
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