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Human pythiosis in Srinagarind Hospital: one year's experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1402450     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have reported four cases of human pythiosis arteritis from Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand. This unusual human infection occurring perhaps exclusively in thalassemia and hemoglobinopathy patients, should be noted by physicians, who work in areas with a high incidence of hemoglobinopathy, and for patients who present with unexplained arterial insufficiency. As our reported cases occurred within only one year, this condition may be more common than originally suspected and found more frequently if actively searched for.
P Chetchotisakd; C Pairojkul; O Porntaveevudhi; B Sathapatayavongs; P Mairiang; K Nuntirooj; B Patjanasoontorn; O T Saew; A K Chaiprasert; M R Haswell-Elkins
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-17     Completed Date:  1992-11-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Arteritis / microbiology*,  pathology
Gangrene / microbiology
Hemoglobinopathies / complications
Intermittent Claudication / microbiology*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Mycoses / microbiology*,  pathology
Thalassemia / complications

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