Autoinfection as a cause of postpartum subdural empyema due to Mycoplasma hominis

Abstract

Mycoplasma hominis is a commensal of the genitourinary tract, which is infrequently associated with urogenital infections. Extra-urogenital infections due to M. hominis are rare. Here, we report an unusual case of M. hominis subdural empyema in a woman occurring shortly after delivery. The patient presented with symptoms suggestive of bacterial meningitis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-014-0713-2