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Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella syndrome it's in the community!
JOURNAL OF PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella syndrome is a unique syndrome caused by a new variant of Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP), characterized by abscess formation at distant body sites. This emerging KP strain is different from the usual classic strains in having the rmp gene which increases capsule formation making this strain resistant to phagocytosis and helping in its dissemination to distant organs. A 50 years old diabetic man presented with facial swelling after dental procedure which progressivelypmid:29256546 fatcat:n7txqn64rrgflbk7zehb362cz4