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[Multifocal invasive infection due to Streptococcus pyogenes in a 20 month-old infant: case report].

Authors
  • Panetta, L
  • Manteau, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives de Pédiatrie
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2014
Volume
21 Suppl 2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/S0929-693X(14)72271-7
PMID: 25456678
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This case report describes a 20 months-old toddler with a multifocal S. pyogenes invasive infection cutaneous and articular, which outcome was favorable after implementation of a medical and surgical treatment. The antibiotic treatment was based on the association of amoxicillin and clindamycin which duration was guided by the clinical course and the secondary locations. A surgical management with joint irrigation lavage and drainage was necessary to induce a complete recovery.

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