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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE (IJAM)

ISSN (O) : 2663 - 046X

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DOI : 10.34300/26630451

ISSN (P) : 2663 - 0451

IC VALUE : 95.10 (2019)

International Journal of Advanced Medicine (IJAM)
Literature Review

Melioidosis Presenting As Orbital Cellulitis With Retro Orbital Abscess - Report Of A Case With Review Of Literature

Dr. C. Arshad Akeel, Dr. N. Sadiya

Abstract :

Melioidosis is a clinically diverse tropical infection caused by Gram negative environmental saprophyte Burkholderia pseudomallei. The disease is endemic in Southeast Asia and northern Australia with sporadic case reports being reported in India. It usually causes septicemia and results in multifocal infection, especially in those with immunocompromised status.Localized melioidosis occurs as an acute suppurative form. We present a case of orbital cellulitis with retro orbital abscess in a diabetic male in whom a diagnosis of Melioidosis was rendered

Keywords :

Melioidosis   Burkholderia pseudomallei   Orbital cellulitis   Retro orbital abscess   Diabetic  

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MELIOIDOSIS PRESENTING AS ORBITAL CELLULITIS WITH RETRO ORBITAL ABSCESS - REPORT OF A CASE WITH REVIEW OF LITERATURE, Dr.C.Arshad Akeel, Dr.N.Sadiya, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-1 | Issue-5 | September-2017

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