Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections of the skin and soft tissue are becoming increasingly prevalent in the general population.1- 5 The type of patients now being seen with CA-MRSA and also the clinical pattern of CA-MRSA presentation require an adjustment of recognition skills on the part of physicians.
Lloyd KM, Schammel LM. Clinical Progression of CA-MRSA Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A New Look at an Increasingly Prevalent Disease. Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(7):952-954. doi:10.1001/archderm.144.7.952