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Burkholderia pseudomallei: a rare cause of parotid abscess

Ahmad Tajudin, Edahayati and Ismail, Nabilah and Faisal, Ummu Salamah and Zainulabid, Ummu Afeera (2023) Burkholderia pseudomallei: a rare cause of parotid abscess. In: 33rd ECCMID (European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases), Copenhagen, Denmark. (Unpublished)

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Burkholderia pseudomallei causing an isolated parotid abscess uncommon with very few reported cases. Meliodotic abscesses in the cervicofacial, head, and neck region may well be confused with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tuberculosis-endemic country like Malaysia. Here we present a case of left-sided parotid abscess caused by B. pseudomallei.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Burkholderia pseudomallei; melioidosis
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC111 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: Asst. Dr. Ummu Afeera Zainulabid
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2023 11:40
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2023 11:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/105607

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