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S S Tankhiwale, V J Katkar
A 14-year-old male child presented with high grade intermittent fever with altered sensorium since 5-6 days and generalised seizures. On examination neck stiffness noticed with normal haemogram and chest X-ray. CSF microscopy was normal and no growth seen in aerobic culture. CT scan showed loculated lesion. Drained pus showed acid fast organism and culture on Lowestein Jensen medium showed pale-coloured growth on 3 rd day. Organism identified as Mycobacterium fortuitum by biochemical test. Interesting aspect of this case was there is no history of trauma or injection and patient was negative for HIV antibody...
October 2014: Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
B R Shurly
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1914: Transactions of the American Climatological and Clinical Association
Sanjay D'Cruz, Suman Kochhar, Sandeep Chauhan, Varsha Gupta
Intrarenal abscesses remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality as well as a diagnostic dilemma because a plethora of microorganisms can cause this condition. A definitive diagnosis is made by demonstrating the organisms from the aspirate and the success or failure of therapy depends upon the antimicrobial sensitivity pattern. Enteric fever is a multisystem disorder caused by invasive strains of salmonella. Salmonellosis continues to be a major public health problem, especially in developing countries...
January 2009: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
T Metin Onerci, Keramettin Ayhan, Oğuz Oğretmenoğlu
Our aim in this work is to define the importance of anatomical knowledge in septoplasty operation and to prevent complications. Septoplasty is one of the most common operations in otorhinolaryngology to treat the nasal obstruction caused by septal deviation. During and after septoplasty, there are some recorded complications, such as hemorrhage, hematoma, septal abscess, septal perforation, saddle nose, infection, anosmia, visual disturbances, cavernous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, pneumoencephalos, subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural empyma, brain abscess, periorbital emphysema, toxic shock syndrome, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea...
September 2004: American Journal of Otolaryngology
F Löhe, H Fürst, C Müller, R A Hatz, F W Schildberg
Despite the widespread availability of antibiotics and a declining incidence, pleural empyema still represents a serious intrathoracic disease often requiring surgical treatment for successful therapy. 104 patients with complicated pleural empyema were treated at our hospital between June 1991 and June 1997. In this retrospective study the main causes for pleural empyema were pneumonia in 41.3% and direct inoculation of the pleural space by major and minor thoracic surgery in 30.8%. Further diseases leading to an empyma of the pleural space were oesophageal perforation (11...
December 1998: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
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