Maxillary Osteomyelitis Caused by Kocuria Species in a Patient Who Is on Long-Term Uncontrolled Use of Methylprednisolone

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Abstract

Uncontrolled use of medicines bring with it serious health problems. Long-term and uncontrolled use of steroids, without the supervision of a healthcare professional, may cause unexpected infections due to immunosuppression. The authors present a patient with maxillary osteomyelitis caused by Kocuria species in a 41-year-old male who has been receiving methylprednisolone without control for 1.5 years.

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