Treatment of perichondritis with a quinolone derivative-norfloxacin

J. M. Thomas, Neil Swanson

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Abstract

Auricular perichondritis is an uncommon complication following surgery of the external ear. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most commonly associated pathogen. Presented is a petient with auricular perichondritis successfully treated with norfloxacin, a newly available, orally administered antibiotic with antipseudomonal acitivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-449
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Volume14
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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External Ear
Norfloxacin
Quinolones
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Anti-Bacterial Agents

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  • Dermatology
  • Oncology

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Treatment of perichondritis with a quinolone derivative-norfloxacin. / Thomas, J. M.; Swanson, Neil.

In: Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, Vol. 14, No. 4, 1988, p. 447-449.

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Thomas, J. M. ; Swanson, Neil. / Treatment of perichondritis with a quinolone derivative-norfloxacin. In: Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. 1988 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 447-449.
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