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Chest Infections: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Chest Infections II |

Lung Abscess With Metastatic Brain Abscesses (MBA) Due to Steptococcus Anginosus (SA) in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Rare Case Report

Ahad Ayaz, MD; Chintan Desai, MD; Siddique Chaudhary, MD; John Youssef, MD; Susan Smith, MD
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McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint, MI


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):187A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.196
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Chest Infections II

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Streptococcus anginosus group (SAG) is normal flora of the GI and GU tracts. While other species are notorious for brain and abdominal abscesses, SA has rarely been implicated. Our patient had simultaneous lung and MBA due to SA.

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