Achromobacter Denitrificans: A Rare Cause of Pancreatic Pseudocyst No-Touch Total Mesopancreas Excision for Pancreatic Head Cancer

Invasive infections by Achromobacter denitrificans in people who are immunocompromised may be fatal. Most infections develop during stay in hospitals with primary uncomplicated bacteremia, pneumonia and catheter-associated infections being particularly frequent presentations. The prevalence rate of A. xylosoxidans has increased in recent years. We present a unique case of Achromobacter denitrificans causing an infection progressing to a pancreatic pseudocyst in an immunocompetant adult man.

Author(s): Maria Khan, Farida Khurram Lalani, Aamer Ikram, Gohar Zaman

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