Document Detail


Aeromonas hydrophila bacteremia presenting as non-traumatic acute osteomyelitis in a cirrhotic patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14515976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Aeromonas hydrophila is a low-virulence gram-negative bacillus. It has never been reported as a pathogen of non-traumatic acute osteomyelitis in a cirrhotic patient. Herein, we reported on a case of decompensated liver cirrhosis with Aeromonas hydrophila infection presenting as acute gastroenteritis and non-traumatic acute osteomyelitis. It has been shown that Aeromonas bacteremia usually affects immunocompromised subjects, such as those with liver cirrhosis. Non-traumatic acute osteomyelitis should be highly suggested when a cirrhotic patient with Aeromonas bacteremia presents with severe low back pain and no associated trauma.
Authors:
Chern-Horng Lee; Maw-Sen Liu; Sheng-Hwu Hsieh
Related Documents :
6929216 - Ataxia-telangiectasia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
7784826 - Etiology of acute sporadic hepatitis in adults in senegal and tunisia.
12868676 - Case fatality rate of acute viral hepatitis in italy: 1995-2000. an update.
17236116 - Steroid treatment for severe acute cryptogenic hepatitis.
14607716 - The relationship between activities of hepatic and gastric alcohol dehydrogenase and oc...
6412546 - Hepatitis in patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chang Gung medical journal     Volume:  26     ISSN:  2072-0939     ISO Abbreviation:  Chang Gung Med J     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-30     Completed Date:  2003-11-07     Revised Date:  2008-12-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088034     Medline TA:  Chang Gung Med J     Country:  China (Republic: 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  520-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. lee4570@cgmh.org.tw
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Aeromonas hydrophila*
Bacteremia / complications*
Gastroenteritis / etiology
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections / complications*
Humans
Immunocompromised Host
Liver Cirrhosis / complications*
Male
Middle Aged
Osteomyelitis / etiology*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Aspiration of a dislodged endotracheal tube: a rare cause of acute total airway obstruction.
Next Document:  Transitional cell carcinoma metastasis to arm skin from the renal pelvis.