SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care III
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION:Streptococcus milleri, a group of commensal oral flora characterized by common pathogenicity and a tendency for abscess formation, is a rare cause of acute epiglottitis in adults. Presentations are often fulminant and frequently require surgical consideration. This case highlights a presentation of Streptococcus anginosus epiglottitis in a man with crack cocaine abuse.