Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis

Douglas P. Marx, Peter T. Chang, Kevin Winthrop

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Abstract

Dacryocystitis related to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is rare. We describe a case of Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis with associated coagulase-negative Staphylococcus. Following external dacryocystorhinostomy without intraoperative or postoperative antibiotics, her discharge and lacrimal sac fullness resolved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-434
Number of pages2
JournalOrbit
Volume31
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2012

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Dacryocystitis
Nasolacrimal Duct
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Coagulase
Staphylococcus
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Keywords

  • Dacryocystitis
  • Lacrimal sac
  • Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis. / Marx, Douglas P.; Chang, Peter T.; Winthrop, Kevin.

In: Orbit, Vol. 31, No. 6, 12.2012, p. 433-434.

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Marx, Douglas P. ; Chang, Peter T. ; Winthrop, Kevin. / Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis. In: Orbit. 2012 ; Vol. 31, No. 6. pp. 433-434.
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