Metastatic MSSA an infection of the backbone and extremities.
BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 05;2018:
Authors: Katsuura Y, Cincere B, Cason G, Osborn J
Right here, we current a uncommon case of metastatic methicillin delicate Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) an infection arising from an unknown focus and spreading all through the lumbar backbone with related pyomyositis of the paraspinal musculature, and septic arthritis of the knee, ankle and sternoclavicular joint. This case highlights the potential for missed points and delay in prognosis within the care of metastatic S. aureus and the necessity for multispecialty intervention. Remedy of S. aureus infections requires a excessive index of suspicion and cautious examination of a number of organ techniques to determine the total extent of the illness. A dialogue on metastatic S. aureus an infection follows the report.
PMID: 29507017 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]