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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2016, Article ID 9252361, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9252361
Case Report

A Case of Skull Base Osteomyelitis with Multiple Cerebral Infarction

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Osaka General Medical Center, Bandaihigashi 3-1-56, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-8558, Japan
2Department of General Internal Medicine, Osaka General Medical Center, Bandaihigashi 3-1-56, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-8558, Japan
3Department of Neurology, Osaka General Medical Center, Bandaihigashi 3-1-56, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-8558, Japan

Received 3 May 2016; Revised 10 June 2016; Accepted 25 July 2016

Academic Editor: Harukazu Hiraumi

Copyright © 2016 Haruka Miyabe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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