Subdural empyema caused by Peptostreptococcus sp.: a complication of acute pharyngitis

ABSTRACT Subdural Empyema (ESD) is the collection of purulent fluid that develops between the exterior “dura mater” layer and the middle “arachnoid mater” layer that covers the brain. ESD can be caused by a primary infection located in the paranasal sinuses. In many aerobic and/or anaerobic bacteria...

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Main Authors: Jesús Rojas-Jaimes, Alberto Diaz-Tello, Cristian Carpio Bazán, Meredith Kerrigan
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 2017-12-01
Series:Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
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