Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 11

“Klinefelters Syndrome” Presenting with Deep Neck Fascial Infection with Uncontrolled Diabetes - A Case Report

Gautam T, Amith KP*, , Deeepa Kamath G, KSN Siva Bharani and Kiran HY

College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Amith KP, College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India.

Received: October 13, 2022; Published: October 31, 2022


Klinefelter syndrome is chromosomal abnormality seen in males, linked with hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism with increased risk to metabolic syndromes; usually diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Diabetes is a prevalent metabolic disorder which compromises the individual’s immunity and makes them vulnerable to infection. Oro-fascial infections in the maxillofacial region are very frequently diagnosed in Diabetes Mellitus patients with uncontrolled glycaemic levels. Delay in treatment can cause spread into various Oro-fascial spaces which could be fatal. Prompt surgical treatment with medical management should be strictly undertaken. Here we discuss a patient with klinefelter syndrome reported with potential deep neck space infection with uncontrolled glycaemic index, both surgical and medical management been discussed for the same.

Keywords: Deep Neck Space Infection; Diabetes Mellitus; Klinefilter Syndrome (KFS); Medical Management; Surgical Drainage; Cardiovascular Disease; Endotracheal Intubation


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Citation: Amith KP., et al. “The Neonates' Body Length and Body Weight in Two Different Periods of Time”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.11 (2022): 57-59.


Copyright: © 2022 Amith KP., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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