Volume 12
Number 1
Apr 2008
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Case Reports
JAH van Oers, JR Lo-Ten-Foe, AGM Buiting, A Kotsopoulos

We present the case of a 26-year-old man with sepsis and multi-organ failure after acute pharyngitis with a periton- sillar abscess which was conducted by descending abscesses into skin, mediastinum and abdomen. Despite proper antibiotic therapy and surgical intervention he died in septic shock.

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