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American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. 2014, 2(5), 131-137
DOI: 10.12691/ajidm-2-5-6
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Cerebral Abscess Caused by Streptococcus spp in a Patient with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM)

K V Ramana1, , K Maheshwar Reddy2, Padmawali Palange1, B Mohan Rao1 and Sanjeev D Rao1

1Department of Microbiology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana, India

2Department of Microbiology, Chalmeda Anandrao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana, India

Pub. Date: November 12, 2014

Cite this paper:
K V Ramana, K Maheshwar Reddy, Padmawali Palange, B Mohan Rao and Sanjeev D Rao. Cerebral Abscess Caused by Streptococcus spp in a Patient with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM). American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. 2014; 2(5):131-137. doi: 10.12691/ajidm-2-5-6

Abstract

Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a clinical condition where a patient suffers from external and middle ear infection caused mostly by bacteria or by fungi resulting in ear discharge. Identification of the causative microorganism and initiation of appropriate antimicrobial chemotherapy is needed in patients suffering from CSOM. Infections of the ear if happen to be chronic in nature have the tendency to leak in to the adjacent areas of the central nervous system causing severe complications.

Keywords:
Streptococcus spp chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) and cerebral abscess

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