Volume 1, Issue 3 (12-2015)                   IrJNS 2015, 1(3): 33-34 | Back to browse issues page

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Guillermo Calderon-Miranda W, Escobar Hernandez N, Rafael Moscote Salazar L. A Brief Reprt of Polymicrobial Osteomyelitis of Odontoid Process with Epidural Abscess. IrJNS. 2015; 1 (3) :33-34
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Background & Importance: Infections of the craniocervical junction are rare.

Case Presentation: We present a case of infection by methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus mitis that was not previously reported.

Conclusion: Neurosurgeons must suspect for diagnosis and initiate broad antimicrobial therapy, including active agents against gram-negative and then initiate a targeted therapy. The purpose of this report is to highlight the importance of early diagnosis for a successful medical treatment.

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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
* Corresponding Author Address: * Corresponding Author Address: Department of Neurosurgery, Red Latino, Latin American Trauma and Intensive Neuro-Care Organization, Bogota, Colombia. E-mail: mineurocirujano@aol.com

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