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Multifocal septic arthritis with Group A Streptococcus secondary to nasal septal abscess.
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PMID:  21074867     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
This report describes a previously healthy adolescent male who developed a nasal septal abscess following trauma and subsequent multifocal arthritis with Group A Streptococcus requiring surgery and prolonged antibiotics. This sequence of events has not been previously described in the literature. This report highlights the importance of early recognition and treatment of traumatic nasal septal hematoma to reduce the risk of suppurative complications.
David B Soma; Jason H Homme
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  1872-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  134-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
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