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Ger Med Sci. 2012;10:Doc09. doi: 10.3205/000160. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

Severe infantile wrist empyema due to dental bacteremia.

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Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Burn Care Unit, University of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Germany. felix.stang@gmx.de

Abstract

Pediatric wrist empyema are very rare, this is the first case report in the current literature describing a hematogenic spreading of bacteria from dental caries, leading to a severe wrist empyema.

KEYWORDS:

childhood; dental bacteremia; wrist empyema

PMID:
22566786
PMCID:
PMC3342510
DOI:
10.3205/000160
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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