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Sepsis with Spreading Retropharyngeal Abscess in a Diabetic Patient with Acute Kidney Injury: A Case Report
Dr. Sayan Bhattacharyya,
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
AIIMS, Patna-801507, Bihar, India.
|Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus is an immunosuppressive condition and leads to many secondary infections. There can be more than one micro-organism causing multiple organ system involvement in the same patient, in these situations. It is important to identify this problem and treat accordingly, since various micro-organisms respond differently to different antibiotics. We here report a case of retropharyngeal abscess developing in a middle aged diabetic person that presented atypically and was diagnosed later.|
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