Staphylococcus aureus is a type of bacteria. It stains gram positive and is non-moving small round shaped or non-motile cocci. It is found in grape-like (staphylo-) clusters. This is why it is called staphylococcus.
The risks of stapled hemorrhoidectomy include bleeding, infection, anal fissuring (tearing of the lining of the anal canal), narrowing of the anal or rectal wall due to scarring, persistence of internal or external hemorrhoids, and, rarely, trauma to the rectal wall.
- Minor skin infections, such as pimples, impetigo etc.
- It may cause boils (furuncles), cellulitis folliculitis, carbuncles.
- It is the cause of scalded skin syndrome and abscesses.
- It may lead to lung infections or pneumonia.
- Brain infections or meningitis.