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Unformatted text preview: Blood cultures and lumbar punctures for those with high fevers or those showing symptoms of meningismus or sepsis Management Hospitalization IV antibiotics Incision and drainage in some cases (reasons: clinical deterioration on antibiotics, presence of foreign body as cause of infection, presence of abscess) Broad spectrum antibiotic coverage of H. influenza, S. aureus, S. pyogenes and anaerobes is indicated Both Associated with young and age and unilateral Strong association with pre-existing sinus infections Other causes: penetrating or abrading skin trauma and preexisting vascular of pustular periocolar skin infections http://www.mdconsult.com/books/page.do?sid=1049287235&eid=4-u1.0-B978-0-323-05472-0. .00135-3--s0050&isbn=978-0-323-05472-0&type=bookPage&sectionEid=4-u1.0-B978-0-323-05472-0. .00135-3--s0055&uniqId=217631113-17#4-u1.0-B978-0-323-05472-0. .00135-3--s0055...
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