Neonatal Purpura Fulminans Due to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Article first published online: 26 JAN 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 2, pages 266–267, March/April 2013
How to Cite
Verma, P., Pandhi, D., Yadav, P. and Dhawan, A. K. (2013), Neonatal Purpura Fulminans Due to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: 266–267. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01674.x
- Issue published online: 6 MAR 2013
- Article first published online: 26 JAN 2012
Abstract: Neonatal purpura fulminans is rare and may be inherited or acquired. It may ultimately lead to multiorgan failure and death. Purpura fulminans in a premature neonate resulting from Staphylococcus aureus septicemia is illustrated. Unfortunately, the baby succumbed to septicemia.