Three cases of skin infection, two with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and one with Staphylococcus aureus in three adolescents with acute leukaemia are described. In all cases the infection was clearly related to the latest fashion in shoes. This report underline the fact that factors related to everyday life and less frequently considered than those related to the underlying illness can also put increase the risk of developing severe infections in immunocompromised patients.
- Risk factors
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