TABLE 1.

Demographics, Infectious Disease Data, and Follow-up Duration in 9 Children (Age ≤21 Years) With LALLS

PatientAge, yGenderSite/Type of InfectionOrganism(s)Septic ShockAntibiotic PrescriptionFollow-up DurationUnderlying Medical Condition(s)
114.5FParapharyngeal abscessFusobacteriumYes6 wk12 moNone
25FParapharyngeal abscessActinomyces, S aureusNo6 wk12 moCongenital anomaly of left carotid artery
38.5FPansinusitisMucor, S aureusNo12 mo12 moType 1 diabetes
419MDental abscess, pharyngitisα-StreptococcusNo6 wk2 yRubenstein-Taybe syndrome, lymphoma
520FPharyngitisα-StreptococcusNo8 wk4 wkNone
62.5MMastoiditis with abscessS viridansNo6 wk12 moNone
716MSinusitisAlternaria, S aureus, M catarrhalisNo3 mo3 yRelapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia
815MPharyngitisFusobacteriumNo6 wk9 moNone
916FPharyngitisα-StreptococcusYes7 wk3 moNone
  • F indicates female; M, male.