Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences

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


Himanshu Khutan1, Rupinderjeet Kaur1, Gagandeep Singh2, Paramdeep Singh3, Amanpreet Kaur1 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Khutan H, Kaur R, Singh G, Singh P, Kaur A. Case of disseminated community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Unique behavior of the organism in an immunocompetent adult.Arch Med Health Sci 2018;6:254-256


How to cite this URL:
Khutan H, Kaur R, Singh G, Singh P, Kaur A. Case of disseminated community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Unique behavior of the organism in an immunocompetent adult. Arch Med Health Sci [serial online] 2018 [cited 2020 Sep 27 ];6:254-256
Available from: http://www.amhsjournal.org/article.asp?issn=2321-4848;year=2018;volume=6;issue=2;spage=254;epage=256;aulast=Khutan;type=0