Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: A Rare Presentation
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Incidence of community acquired methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is increasing. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), Symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) as a manifestation of CA-MRSA are rare in pediatrics.
We report a young boy who presented with TSS, NF and SPG by CA-MRSA following trauma.
CA-MRSA should be taken into consideration as an etiology for these type of clinical presentations. Early and aggressive surgical and medical intervention are the cornerstone for successful management.
KeywordsToxic shock syndrome (TSS) Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) Symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) Community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)
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