Pneumonia and Osteomyelitis Due to Legionella longbeachae in a Woman with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Mcclelland, Marc R.; Vaszar, Laszlo T.; Kagawa, Frank T.
May 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1511
Academic Journal
A patient with risk factors of systemic lupus erythematosus, corticosteroid use, and malignancy received a diagnosis of concomitant pneumonia and osteomyelitis caused by Legionella longbeachae. In this report, the first description of Legionella osteomyelitis, previous cases of extrapulmonary Legionella infection are detailed.


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