TITLE

Whipple's Disease, Successful Response to Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim

AUTHOR(S)
Viteri, Alfredo L.; Greene Jr., John F.; Chandler Jr., James B.
PUB. DATE
April 1981
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1981, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16306914

 

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