Brucellosis in a returned traveller
- Brucellosis: case report. // Reactions Weekly;8/27/2011, Issue 1366, p19
The article describes the case of a 57-year-old man who received treatment with infliximab for rheumatoid arthritis but developed brucellosis.
- Brucellosis with very high ferritin levels: report of five cases. Arica, V; Şilfeler, İ; Arica, S; Tutanç, M; Motor, VK; İnci, M // Human & Experimental Toxicology;Jan2012, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p104
Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a kind of Brucella bacteria, which commonly appears in humans and rarely causes mortality. In our study, five cases, who were diagnosed by evaluation of clinical findings and serological tests, they also had very high ferritin levels, were reported....
- Pacemaker infection due to Brucella Melitensis. Gungor, O.; Yalcin, M. M.; Ozel, E.; Biberoglu, K.; Topal, K. // Hippokratia;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p390
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses a case study of a 61-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital with repeated papular lesions on the pacemaker implantation site due to Brucella Melitansis.
- Severe Thrombocytopenia In Acute Brucellosis: A Case Report. Celebi, Harika; Vardi, Seref; Uygun, Ayhan; Tahtaci, Mustafa; Karabay, Oguz; Tamer, Ali // Internet Journal of Hematology;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p3
Thrombocytopenic purpura associated with brucellosis has been rarely reported in the world literature. We describe a case of acute brucellosis in an 33-year old male, who presented with fever, purpuric skin lesions and epistaxis. Initial laboratory investigations revealed isolated...
- Brucella spondylitis complicated by an infected abdominal aortic aneurysm and deep venous thrombosis: case report and review of the literature. Kokkinis, K.; Stathopoulou, S.; Petrocheilou, G.; Makris, N.; Vlychou, M.; Evangelopoulos, D.; Benetos, I.; Papadaki, P.; Korres, D. // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Jan2008, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p23
Brucellosis is a common zoonosis, which still remains as a major health problem in certain parts of the world. Spondylodiscitis is the most frequent osteoarticular complication of brucellosis. Herein is reported an uncommon case of a middle-aged male treated for brucellosis who developed 2 years...
- Clarithromycin/tacrolimus interaction: Acute renal failure: case report. // Reactions Weekly;Nov2013, Issue 1477, p13
An abstract of the article "Brucellosis in a renal transplant recipient," by I.-W. Ting and colleagues is presented.
- Anesthetic and hemodynamic management of a rare case of rubella multivalvular endocarditis in cardiogenic shock undergoing emergency aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair. Kandasamy, Ashok; Ramalingam, Senthil Kumar; Reddy, Bhaktavatsala Deva; Krupananda, Harshavardhan // Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p286
We describe a very rare case of human brucella multivalvular endocarditis. Patient presented in a state of cardiogenic shock with low urine output and a history of breathlessness. Patient was diagnosed to have brucellosis 2 months back by blood cultures and agglutination tests and was receiving...
- A rare case of Brucella abortus endocarditis in South Africa. Mahomed, S.; Mahabeer, Y.; Bisetty, P.; Mlisana, K. // Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases;2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p64
Brucella endocarditis is a rare condition which occurs as a focal complication of chronic brucellosis. We report a case of Brucella abortus endocarditis in a 21 year old male with a prosthetic aortic heart valve. Due to the high mortality of Brucella endocarditis, it is essential for clinicians...
- DRESS syndrome with fatal results induced by sodium valproate in a patient with brucellosis and a positive cytoplasmic antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody test result. Albayrak, Fatih; Cerrah, Serkan; Albayrak, Ayse; Dursun, Hakan; Yildirim, Rahsan; Uyanik, Abdullah // Rheumatology International;Jul2012, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p2181
DRESS syndrome is a life-threatening adverse reaction characterized by skin rashes, fever, leukocytosis with eosinophilia or atypical lymphocytosis, lymph node enlargement, and liver or renal dysfunctions. DRESS syndrome related to valproic acid use is very rarely observed. We present a case of...