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Subcutaneous abscess and sepsis due to S aureus after cytostatic therapy due to small cell lung carcinoma [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2005; 20(4): 239-241

Subcutaneous abscess and sepsis due to S aureus after cytostatic therapy due to small cell lung carcinoma

Bahadır Ceylan1, Aydın Mazlum2, Şule Ceylan3
1SSK Istanbul Hospital of Infectious Diseases, Istanbul
2Safa Hospital Internal Medicine Clinic, Istanbul
3Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul

We report a case with subcutaneous abscess and sepsis due to Staphylococcus aureus. A 65-year-old man with a history of cytostatic therapy due to small cell lung carcinoma presented to us with sign and symptoms referable to the arms, including pain, tenderness, induration and increased warmth in the arm. Methicillin susceptible S. aureus was isolated from the cultures. Debridement and surgical drainage of the abscess were done. Patient received adequate antibiotic treatment. Her systemic symptoms resolved in 3 days. At the 10thday of the treatment, patient had fever again. Although vancomisin therapy started, patient has died at the 11th day of the treatment.

Keywords: Cellulitis, Staphylococcus aureus


Akciğer kanseri nedeniyle sitostatik tedavi gören bir olguda gelişen S aureus’a bağlı yumuşak doku infeksiyonu ve sepsis

Bahadır Ceylan1, Aydın Mazlum2, Şule Ceylan3
1SSK İstanbul Eğitim Hastanesi İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları Kliniği, İstanbul
2Safa Hastanesi İç Hastalıkları Kliniği, İstanbul
3Marmara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nükleer Tıp Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul

Anahtar Kelimeler: Selülit, Staphylococcus aureus


Bahadır Ceylan, Aydın Mazlum, Şule Ceylan. Subcutaneous abscess and sepsis due to S aureus after cytostatic therapy due to small cell lung carcinoma. Medeniyet Med J. 2005; 20(4): 239-241

Corresponding Author: Bahadır Ceylan, Türkiye


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