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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 254-256

Case of disseminated community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Unique behavior of the organism in an immunocompetent adult


1 Department of Medicine, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
3 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rupinderjeet Kaur
Department of Medicine, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/amhs.amhs_15_18

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Purulent pericarditis resulting from community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is rare in immunocompetent adults. Here, we present the case of disseminated MRSA infection with origin in tibial osteomyelitis, resulting in bacteremia, purulent pericarditis with tamponade, and panophthalmitis in a previously healthy individual.


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