Granulicatella elegans Causing Periorbital Infection During Orthodontic Treatment
作者: Yong Joon KimBo Mi ChoiKyung Seek Choi
作者单位: 1*Department of Ophthalmology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Bucheon St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
刊名: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2016, Vol.32 (4), pp.e81-e83
来源数据库: Wolters Kluwer Journal
DOI: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000253
原始语种摘要: Granulicatella elegans is a normal component of the oral flora and is an unusual causative agent of infective endocarditis. A case of G. elegans periorbital infection of the eyelid after dental treatment is reported. A healthy 35-year-old man presented with painful swelling of the left upper eyelid. He was empirically treated with oral amoxicillin for 1 week. He presented 3 months later with the same clinical features. G. elegans and Staphylococcus epidermidis were identified in bacterial cultures from wound aspirates. Probable relapse of periorbital infection was successfully treated with a 6-week course of oral amoxicillin. This is the first reported case of a non-bloodstream infection caused by G. elegans. Clinicians should be aware of G. elegans as an unusual causative agent of...
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影响因子:0.671 (2012)

  • periorbital 眶周的
  • eyelid 
  • amoxicillin 羟氨苄青霉素
  • unusual 稀有
  • infection 感染
  • bloodstream 血流
  • painful 痛苦的
  • causative 表示原因的
  • antibiotic 抗生素
  • minimize 最小化