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Gas gangrene of the brain

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Journal
The American Journal of Surgery
0002-9610
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
101
Issue
3
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DOI: 10.1016/0002-9610(61)90238-0

Abstract

Abstract 1. 1. A brief discussion of gas gangrene is presented with the report of an unusual case involving the brain. 2. 2. The need for meticulous local examination of the patient with a laceration of the scalp is emphasized. 3. 3. The use of local and systemic antibiotics postoperatively and prophylactic tracheostomy is discussed.

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