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Revista Medica Herediana

Print version ISSN 1018-130XOn-line version ISSN 1729-214X

Abstract

SANCHEZ LIHON, Juvenal et al. Free Living amoeba Meningoencephalitis and osteomyelitis : Report of a case. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2004, vol.15, n.2, pp.118-121. ISSN 1018-130X.

We report a case of a seven year old girl, from Parinas-Piura, who was admited in the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplasicas with an expansile intracraneal process and neurological deficit. The patient die and the necropsy shown osteomyelitis of right orbital bones and chronic meningoencephalitis with angiitis due to free living amoebas. (Rev Med Hered 2004; 15:119-122).

Keywords : Free living amoebas; osteomyelitis; meningoencephalitis.

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