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Tale of a toothpick: Eikenella corrodens osteomyelitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11073145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Tale of a Toothpick is a case of Eikenella corrodens osteomyelitis in a young woman, that resulted from puncture of her foot with a toothpick. The epidemiology, microbiology, common clinical presentations and therapy of E. corrodens are reviewed. A brief summary of the extent of toothpick injuries and their infectious complications are also presented.
L G Robinson; A P Kourtis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infection     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0300-8126     ISO Abbreviation:  Infection     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-12     Completed Date:  2001-03-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365307     Medline TA:  Infection     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  332-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept. of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Eikenella corrodens* / isolation & purification
Foot Injuries / microbiology*
Osteomyelitis / microbiology*

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