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Facial and Submandibular Cellulitis due to Staphylococcus Aureus.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1983;26(7):663-666.
Published online July 31, 1983.
Facial and Submandibular Cellulitis due to Staphylococcus Aureus.
Young Suk Song, Moon Ho Chung, Gwi Jong Choi, Soo Jee Moon, Chong Moo Park
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Hanyang University, Secul,Korea
황색 포도상 구균에 의한 경부 및 안면의 봉와직염에 관한 연구
송영석, 정문호, 최규종, 문수지, 박종무
한양대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
A retrospective study was done on 20 cases of facial and submandibular cellulitis, who had been admitted to our institution from August 1978 to August 1982. The following results were obtained. 1) There were no differences in sexual incidence. 2) In age incidence, 14 cases(70%) were before 2 years old. 3) The most frequent site of facial and submandibular cellulitis was left submandibular area, which was 11 cases(55%). 4) In 9 cases(45%), abscess formation, which needed incision and drainage, was developed. 5) Staphylococcus aureus was in all cases, which was identified by culture of the specimens that were 1 blood and 8 pus. 6) All of isolated Staphylococcus aureus were sensitive to Cefazolin, Carbenicillin, Cloxacillin, Lincomycin, Amikacin, Kanamycin, Minocyclin, and only 2 cases of isolated Staphylo-coccus were sensitive to Penicillin and Ampicillin, in vitro.
Key Words: Cellulitis, Facial, Submandibular, Staphylococcus aureus.

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