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Year 2016, Volume 8, Issue 0, 21.02.2016

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Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants

Year 2016, Volume 8, Issue 0, 21.02.2016

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Three patients are reported with buccal cellulitis. All were between 4 months and 6 months of age. Two patients had received two sets of immunizations, the other patient had received three sets, but the third set was only three days prior to onset of illness. This is an age where protective maternal antibodies would be absent or at a low level. Active immunization with Pentacel is effective after three injections starting at two months of age. All infants were using a pacifier with this thin hard plastic “wings” that contacted the skin sites where cellulitis developed. A break in the skin surface predisposes to development of cellulitis. It is felt that their unprotected antibody status and probable minor skin abrasion from the pacifier wings contributed to their acquiring buccal cellulitis. Antibiotic selection, immunization schedules, and pacifier usage were discussed.

Year 2016, Volume 8, Issue 0, 21.02.2016

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Primary Language English
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Martin Stallings

Publication Date February 21, 2016
Published in Issue Year 2016, Volume 8, Issue 0

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Bibtex @ { jps202572, journal = {Journal of Pediatric Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-1247}, address = {}, publisher = {Bilal YILDIZ}, year = {2016}, volume = {8}, pages = { - }, doi = {10.17334/jps.78460}, title = {Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants}, key = {cite}, author = {Stallings, Martin} }
APA Stallings, M. (2016). Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants . Journal of Pediatric Sciences , 8 (0) , . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jps/issue/19092/202572
MLA Stallings, M. "Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants" . Journal of Pediatric Sciences 8 (2016 ): <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jps/issue/19092/202572>
Chicago Stallings, M. "Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 8 (2016 ):
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ISNAD Stallings, Martin . "Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 8 / 0 (February 2016): - .
AMA Stallings M. Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2016; 8(0): -.
Vancouver Stallings M. Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2016; 8(0): -.
IEEE M. Stallings , "Buccal Cellulitis in 3 Infants", Journal of Pediatric Sciences, vol. 8, no. 0, Feb. 2016, doi:10.17334/jps.78460