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Fusobacterium nucleatum infection mimicking metastatic cancer.
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PMID:  22875742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 48-year-old man presented with fevers, chills, weight loss, multiple liver masses, and several superficial and deep venous thromboses in lower extremities. Cancer work up was negative. A liver biopsy grew Fusobacterium nucleatum. To our knowledge, F. nucleatum infection presenting with multiple liver masses and Trousseau-like syndrome has not been reported earlier.
Authors:
Armin Rashidi; Sami G Tahhan; Mark W Cohee; Benjamin M Goodman
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0975-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8409436     Medline TA:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 23507, USA, rashida@evms.edu.
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