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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130-132

Bartholin's gland abscesses caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in a primigravida


1 Department of Pathology, Microbiology Section, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Ministry of Health, Bahrain
2 Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Ministry of Health, Bahrain

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Nermin Kamal Saeed
Department of Pathology, Microbiology Section, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Ministry of Health
Bahrain
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2727.119870

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Bartholin gland cysts and abscesses are common problems in females during their reproductive time. Majority of Bartholin's gland abscesses described are of polymicrobial nature, but not necessarily involves opportunistic microbes that colonize the perineal region. In this report, we describe a case of Bartholin's abscess caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in a 25-year-old non-diabetic primigravida.


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