Disseminated staphylococcal disease and sepsis in a 23-month-old child

Patel, Roma
October 2012
JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants;Oct2012, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p30
Case Study
The article presents case study of a 23 months old male toddler suffering from Disseminated staphylococcal. He was presented with unilateral leg pain and inability to bear weight combined with fever and decreased urinary output. The patient's blood cultures remained positive until day seven of appropriate antibiotic therapy. After a 2-month hospital stay he was discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation facility.


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