Spinal sepsis due to Streptococcus milleri

Two cases and review

Michael Gelfand, B. J. Bakhtian, B. P. Simmons

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Abstract

We have recently cared for two patients with spinal sepsis secondary to infection with Streptococcus milleri. One patient had a spinal epidural abscess and the other had meningitis as well as a spinal subdural empyema. A review of the English-language literature revealed only two previously reported cases of spinal epidural abscess due to S. milleri and no cases of spinal subdural empyema due to S. milleri. We report two cases of spinal sepsis due to S. milleri and discuss pertinent literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)559-563
Number of pages5
JournalReviews of Infectious Diseases
Volume13
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

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Streptococcus milleri Group
Sepsis
Subdural Empyema
Epidural Abscess
Coinfection
Meningitis
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Spinal sepsis due to Streptococcus milleri : Two cases and review. / Gelfand, Michael; Bakhtian, B. J.; Simmons, B. P.

In: Reviews of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 13, No. 4, 01.01.1991, p. 559-563.

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Gelfand, Michael ; Bakhtian, B. J. ; Simmons, B. P. / Spinal sepsis due to Streptococcus milleri : Two cases and review. In: Reviews of Infectious Diseases. 1991 ; Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 559-563.
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