Whipple's Disease, Successful Response to Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim

Viteri, Alfredo L.; Greene Jr., John F.; Chandler Jr., James B.
April 1981
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1981, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p309
Academic Journal
Because of allergy to penicillin and intolerance to tetracycline, a 47-year old man, known to have Whipple's disease, was treated with sulfamethoxazoletrimethoprim, one tablet two times a day for six months. The patient has remained in remission one year after medication was discontinued. Sulfamethoxazoletrimethoprim may be the treatment of choice for Whipple's disease.


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