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Klebsiella pneumoniae Brain Abscess and Endophthalmitis after Acute Epiglottitis

Soo Hwan Yim, Yuseok Kim, Jun Yeong Hong, Sang-Jun Na
2020 Journal of the Korean Neurological Association  
<i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i> is an unusual cause of brain abscess. Among the few cases of <i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i> brain abscess that have been reported, most were associated with another underlying primary focus of infection. Endogenous endophthalmitis caused by <i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i> is an infrequent but often devastating septic metastatic infection. We report a rare case of <i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i> brain abscess and endophthalmitis after acute epiglottitis.
doi:10.17340/jkna.2020.2.7 fatcat:y2oef5v43zbsbattlugze4xmui