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Aggregatibacter aphrophilus brain abscess secondary to primary tooth extraction: Case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24529567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a rare case of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus brain abscess of odontogenic origin in a 6-year-old previously healthy boy, who had close contact with a pet dog. The poodle was the most likely source of the infecting organism, which subsequently colonized the patient's oral cavity. The abscess was surgically removed and he recovered completely after prolonged antibiotic treatment with meropenem. We also review the relevant medical literature on A. aphrophilus pediatric brain abscesses.
Authors:
Sofia Maraki; Ioannis S Papadakis; Efkleidis Chronakis; Dimitrios Panagopoulos; Antonis Vakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1995-9133     ISO Abbreviation:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-2-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100956211     Medline TA:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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