What causes progressive infection and sepsis following Bartholin abscess drainage?

Updated: Nov 17, 2017
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Patients with compromised immune systems may exhibit rare complications of progressive infection and sepsis. Treat all immunocompromised patients with antibiotics. Closely monitor or even admit such patients in order to diagnose and treat progression to a deeper-seated infection.


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