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Neonatal disseminated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus presenting as orbital cellulitis -

  • Shahram Anari (a1), Yakubu G Karagama (a1), Barbara Fulton (a2) and Janet A Wilson (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 January 2005

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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