Primary deep venous septic thrombophlebitis in a child

E. Sami Arisoy, Armando Correa-Calderón, Sheldon Kaplan

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Abstract

We describe a 12-year-old boy in whom primary Staphylococcus aureus thrombophlebitis of the femoral and iliac veins developed without history of trauma and with no association with acute osteomyelitis. The patient responded to therapy with intravenously administered antibiotics for 6 weeks, although oxacillin-associated hepatitis developed during the course of treatment. (J Pediatr 1994;124:439-41).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-441
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Volume124
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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