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    RAMOS MOLLINEDO, Mabel Freysi  y  QUISPE CONDORI, Eliana. Chronic osteomyelitis and necrotizing pneumonia caused by staphylococcus aureus. SCIENTIFICA [online]. 2013, vol.11, n.1, pp. 23-27. ISSN 1813-0054.

    ABSTRACT Introduction: The appearance of staph infections is a problem of growing importance because this pathogen has a high plasticity in the development of strains with new properties virulence and antibiotic resistance. Moreover are able to live in extreme drying heat and high salt content and low oxygen tension. Case report: Presents the case of a 6 year old with symptoms of osteomyelitis complicated with necrotizing pneumonia which was confirmed by X-ray imaging studies, CT and bone scintigraphy. Discussion: Similar cases are reported in the Hospital service infectologia child of the frequent occurrence of antibiotic-resistant staphylococci accompany these cases importantly, acute malnutrition, multiple dental caries, presence of incomplete immunizations as risk factors The importance of proper septic drain accumulation of adequate development pillar.

    Palabras llave : Staphylococcus aureus; risk factors; necrotizing pneumonia; Osteomyelitis.

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