IRWIN A. GINSBERG, M.D.; GEORGE A. HYMAN, M.D.
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The following case of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Bacillus pyocyaneus) meningitis following radical surgery for carcinoma of the external auditory canal is presented because of the relative rarity of meningitis due to this organism, and because of the excellent response to a combination of antibiotics, including streptomycin and aureomycin.2
A 64 year old white widow was admitted for the first time to the Otolaryngology Service of the Presbyterian Hospital with a four and one-half month history of severe occipital headache radiating to the right ear. There was a 50 year history of a chronically draining right ear. There had
GINSBERG IA, HYMAN GA. COMBINED AUREOMYCIN AND STREPTOMYCIN THERAPY OF PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA (BACILLUS PYOCYANEUS) MENINGITIS, WITH A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:194–197. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-194
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):194-197.
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