Unique Case of Disseminated Plague With Multifocal Osteomyelitis.
Plague is a disease caused by Yersinia pestis. Septicemic and pneumonic plague have a high mortality rate if untreated. Here we describe the challenges of accurately diagnosing a nonfatal pediatric case of septicemic plague with involvement of multiple organs; to our knowledge, the first documented case of multifocal plague osteomyelitis.
Tovar Padua, L; Kamali, A; Kim, H; Green, NM; Civen, R; Schwartz, B; Krogstad, P; Deville, J; Yeganeh, N; Lugo, D; Baker, A; Soni, P; Cho, C; Svircic, N; Dry, S; Seeger, L; Lloyd, J; Deukmedjian, G; Bowen, R; Hale, G; Zaki, SR; Mead, P; Nielsen-Saines, K
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