Publications by authors named "Etienne Paris"

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Empyema Secondary to Treated Successfully with Ceftriaxone Followed by Doxycycline.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2016 26;2016:9627414. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

General and Acute Medicine, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta.

Actinomycosis is a relatively rare infection caused by Gram-positive bacteria. We present the case of a 54-year-old, previously healthy, male patient with a history of severe penicillin allergy who developed severe pneumonia and empyema caused by . Presenting symptoms included productive cough, right upper quadrant pain, and chills and rigors. He required drainage of the empyema via tube and prolonged antibiotic treatment with intravenous ceftriaxone for 2 weeks followed by oral doxycycline for 6 months.
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