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A 3-year-old child with cystic fibrosis presents with weight loss, irritability, and a chronic productive cough. On physical exam, he is febrile and lung exam reveals intercostal retractions,wheezing, rhonchi, and rales. Chest x-ray demonstrates patchy infiltrates and atelectasis and Gram's stain of the sputum reveals slightly curved, motile gram-negative rods that grow aerobically. The microorganism responsible for this child's pneumonia is also the most common cause of which of the following diseases?

A. Croup
B. Epiglottitis
C. Meningitis
D. Otitis externa
E. Otitis media
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Pseudomonas Aeruginosa tends to LOVE CF and diabetic patients, so the answer here is otitis Externa.

keep in mind that it can also cause chronic otitis media.
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Pseudomonas MCC of pneumonia in Cystic Fibrosis
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