Infantile orbital cellulitis secondary to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Daisuke Kobayashi, Laurence B. Givner, R. Patrick Yeatts, Evelyn Y. Anthony, Avinash K. Shetty

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Abstract

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is increasingly recognized as a cause of invasive disease in children. Orbital cellulitis typically occurs in older children, but it can occasionally affect infants and neonates. We report 2 infants with sepsis and orbital cellulitis caused by community-associated MRSA and review the relevant literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-210
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology

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