Severe skull base osteomyelitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa with successful outcome after prolonged outpatient therapy with continuous infusion of ceftazidime and oral ciprofloxacin: a case report

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BACKGROUND Skull base osteomyelitis is an uncommon disease that usually complicates a malignant external otitis with temporal bone involvement. It affects predominantly diabetic and immunocompromised males and has a high mortality rate. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most common causative organism. Currently, there is no consensus about the best therapeutic… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13256-017-1221-7

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@inproceedings{CondeDaz2017SevereSB, title={Severe skull base osteomyelitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa with successful outcome after prolonged outpatient therapy with continuous infusion of ceftazidime and oral ciprofloxacin: a case report}, author={Cristina Conde-D{\'i}az and Jara Llenas-Garc{\'i}a and M{\'o}nica Parra Grande and Gertrudis Terol Esclapez and Mar Masi{\'a} and F J Bravo Guti{\'e}rrez}, booktitle={Journal of medical case reports}, year={2017} }