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Leclercia Adecarboxylata and Pseudomonas Oryzihabitans Infection after Achilles Tendon Repair: a Case Report and Literature Review

Published:November 20, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2022.11.004

      Abstract

      Leclercia adecarboxylata and Pseudomonas oryzihabitans are two bacteria rarely seen in human infections. We present an unusual case of a patient who developed a localized infection with these bacteria after repair of a ruptured Achilles tendon. We also present a review of the literature regarding infection with these bacteria within the lower extremity.
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