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Am J Ophthalmol. 1995 Aug;120(2):261-2.

Orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, sinusitis, and septicemia caused b Arcanobacterium haemolyticum.

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Department of Ophthalmology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1033, USA.

Abstract

PURPOSE/METHODS:

A 16-year-old boy had orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, sinusitis, and septicemia. Arcanobacterium haemolyticum was identified as the causative organism.

RESULTS/CONCLUSIONS:

This organism is a cause of orbital cellulitis and may require aggresive therapy in order to achieve a therapeutic response.

PMID:
7639318
DOI:
10.1016/s0002-9394(14)72624-8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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