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Neonatal disseminated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus presenting as orbital cellulitis

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Barbara Fulton, Emerita Professor Janet Wilson

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Abstract

Orbital cellulitis and abscess are known complications of ethmoiditis in children, but they are very rare in the newborn. The authors report a case of orbital abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a four-week-old neonate born four weeks prematurely.


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Author(s): Anari S, Karagama YG, Fulton B, Wilson JA

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Laryngology and Otology

Year: 2005

Volume: 119

Issue: 1

Pages: 64-67

ISSN (print): 0022-2151

ISSN (electronic): 1748-5460

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/0022215053223003

DOI: 10.1258/0022215053223003

PubMed id: 15807972


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