TITLE

TUBERCULOUS SPONDYLITIS AND SALMONELLA MYCOTIC ANEURYSM IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENT

AUTHOR(S)
Shih-Hao Chen; To Wong; Fang-Ying Kuo; Chen-Hsiang Lee
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 10, p2275
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the case of a seventy-nine-year-old man who experienced fever and chills which he had had in eight days. His physical examination revealed a pulsatile abdominal mass, as well as low back pain which limits his spinal flexibility. Aortography and abdominal computed tomography were performed. The histopathological analysis of the aorta revealed acute inflammation with polymorphonuclear cell infiltration. After a surgery was performed, the patient had a nosocomial pneumonia, and required treatment in the intensive care unit for three weeks.
ACCESSION #
22449159

 

Related Articles

  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis versus exogenous lipoid pneumonia showing crazy-paving pattern: Comparison of their clinical features and high-resolution CT findings. Hei Kyung Choi; Chang Min Park; Jin Mo Goo; Hyun Ju Lee // Acta Radiologica;Apr2010, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p407 

    Background: Although pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) and exogenous lipoid pneumonia (ELP) require different treatment strategies, both manifest as a crazy-paving pattern on CT and often have similar clinical manifestations and radiologic features. Purpose: To investigate the clinical...

  • Disseminated dendriform pulmonary ossification associated with usual interstitial pneumonia: incidence and thin-section CT–pathologic correlation. Kim, Tae; Han, Joungho; Chung, Man; Chung, Myung; Choi, Yong // European Radiology;Aug2005, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1581 

    The aim of this work was to assess the incidence of disseminated pulmonary dendriform ossification in usual interstitial pneumonia and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, and to correlate thin-section computed tomography (CT) and histopathologic findings. We retrospectively reviewed thin-section...

  • Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: high-resolution CT scores predict mortality. Fujimoto, Kiminori; Taniguchi, Hiroyuki; Johkoh, Takeshi; Kondoh, Yasuhiro; Ichikado, Kazuya; Sumikawa, Hiromitsu; Ogura, Takashi; Kataoka, Kensuke; Endo, Takahiro; Kawaguchi, Atsushi; Müller, Nestor // European Radiology;Jan2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p83 

    Objectives: To determine high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings helpful in predicting mortality in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AEx-IPF). Methods: Sixty patients with diagnosis of AEx-IPF were reviewed retrospectively. Two groups (two observers...

  • Pseudohorseshoe lung. Singh, Navneet; Agarwal, Ritesh; Gupta, Dheeraj // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/12/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p394 

    The article presents a case report of a 14-year old boy with a 10-year history of recurring episodes of fever and productive cough. The boy had been treated for pneumonia and received antituberculous therapy. A chest radiograph was performed by the boy, leading to the need for computed...

  • Variability of the pulmonary oblique fissures presented by high-resolution computed tomography. Gülsün, Meltem; Macit Arıyürek, O.; Bariş Cömert, R.; Karabulut, Nevzat // Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy;Jun2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p293 

    The purpose of the study was to evaluate the radiological anatomy of oblique fissures (OFs) on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans. We retrospectively reviewed HRCT scans of 144 patients with normal lung parenchyma. The uppermost level of OFs with respect to the ribs, configuration...

  • Computer-assisted detection of pulmonary nodules: performance evaluation of an expert knowledge-based detection system in consensus reading with experienced and inexperienced chest radiologists. Marten, Katharina; Seyfarth, Tobias; Auer, Florian; Wiener, Edzard; Grillhösl, Andreas; Obenauer, Silvia; Rummeny, Ernst; Engelke, Christoph // European Radiology;Oct2004, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p1930 

    To evaluate the performance of experienced versus inexperienced radiologists in comparison and in consensus with an interactive computer-aided detection (CAD) system for detection of pulmonary nodules. Eighteen consecutive patients (mean age: 62.2 years; range 29-83 years) prospectively...

  • Tuberculous Spondylitis (Pott’s Disease). Nigg, A. P.; Schulze-Koops, H.; Wirth, S.; Weiss, M.; Bogner, J. R. // Infection;Jun2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p293 

    A 46-year old Caucasian male nurse presented with a 12-month history of myalgias and leg weakness, remitting thoracic and lumbar back pain, fever, weight loss and night sweats. Blood tests revealed elevated inflammatory activity and anemia. Suspecting vasculitis, an 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose...

  • An unusual CT scan image. Carbone, R.; Filiberti, R.; Monselise, A.; Shah, P. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p972 

    The article describes a case of an unusual computed tomography (CT) scan image in a 64-year-old Caucasian male admitted to the hospital with a six months history of chronic dry cough and recurrent pneumonia. The patient's previous chest scan revealed an unusual pedunculated lesion in the right...

  • Swyer-James-MacLeod Syndrome: a rare case. Singal, K. K.; Bhatti, K. P.; Gupta, A.; Gupta, N.; Samra, R.; Gautam, S. // Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Oct2015, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p402 

    This case report describes a patient with Swyer-James-MacLeod Syndrome (SJMS) in an adult female diagnosed on the basis of findings on X-ray chest, high resolution CT (HRCT) of chest. This rare syndrome is considered to be an acquired disease due to repeated pneumonias in early childhood.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics