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A community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lip abscess with multiple septic pulmonary emboli Article à paraître

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1 Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Kita-Harima Medical Center, 926-250 Ichiba-cho, Ono City, Hyogo 675-1392,
2 Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Related, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017,
3 Department of Dermatology, Kita-Harima Medical Center, 926-250 Ichiba-cho, Ono City, Hyogo 675-1392, Japan

Since its first description in 1981 [1], community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infection has become widespread [2, 3]. A case of a lip abscess due to CA-MRSA with multiple septic pulmonary emboli is presented.A 33-year-old Japanese woman who had been otherwise healthy noticed a whitish eruption on her upper labial mucosa on February 18th, 2019. Subsequently, high fever and painful swelling of the upper lip and left cheek appeared on February 23th. She was admitted [...]