NEUMONÍA BACTERIANA CON DESARROLLO DE ABSCESOS PULMONARES SECUNDARIOS A INFECCIÓN CAUSADA POR STREPTOCOCCUS INTERMEDIUS PROVENIENTE DE ABSCESO DENTAL

A case of a 29 years old male patient is presented; having asthma and psoriasis as his only personal pathological antecedents he developed pneumonia with multiple pulmonary bilateral abscess caused by the bacteria Streptococcus intermedius coming from a dental abscess. The patient required hospital...

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Autor Principal: Álvarez Herrera, Leonardo
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/medica/article/view/8040
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12420
Sumario: A case of a 29 years old male patient is presented; having asthma and psoriasis as his only personal pathological antecedents he developed pneumonia with multiple pulmonary bilateral abscess caused by the bacteria Streptococcus intermedius coming from a dental abscess. The patient required hospital admission for 17 days and received endovenous treatment with Ampilicin/Sulbactam in a dose of 1,5 g each 6 hours for 2 weeks, showing clinical recovery and being discharged of the health center with the same antibiotic treatment for one more month administered via oral.