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January 1971

Cephalhematoma Infected With Bacteroides

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Hospital, Boston.

Am J Dis Child. 1971;121(1):77-78. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02100120113020

The first case of a newborn infant with a cephalhematoma infected by a species of Bacteroides is presented. Previously reported cases of infected cephalhematomata are reviewed and Bacteroides infections in children are discussed.