Document Detail


Mycoplasma hominis pericarditis in a lung transplant recipient: review of the literature about an uncommon but important cardiothoracic pathogen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19781019     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Purulent pericarditis due to Mycoplasma hominis is rare, and is usually associated with mediastinitis or pleuritis following cardiothoracic surgery. We report the first case to our knowledge of isolated purulent pericarditis caused by M. hominis in a lung transplant recipient and review previously reported cases of this disease.
Authors:
D Mitsani; M H Nguyen; F P Silveira; C Bermudez; Y Toyoda; A W Pasculle; C J Clancy
Related Documents :
18422669 - Adult cardiac cystic lymphangiectasia of the right atrium.
10404509 - Spontaneous tension pneumopericardium complicating staphylococcal pneumonia.
7292019 - Cardiac complications of wegener granulomatosis: a case report of complete heart block ...
7722049 - Atrial myxoma with livedoid macules as its sole cutaneous manifestation.
6594119 - Congenital aneurysm of the left atrium: diagnosis and management.
24308109 - Calciphylaxis: a devastating complication of derangements of calcium-phosphorus metabol...
19078029 - Marked eosinophilia in the pleural fluid associated with pleural rheumatoid nodules.
24222869 - Unusual clinical presentation of cutaneous angiosarcoma masquerading as eczema: a case ...
25194969 - A case of aortic and mitral valve involvement in granulomatosis with polyangiitis.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-09-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1399-3062     ISO Abbreviation:  Transpl Infect Dis     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-09-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883688     Medline TA:  Transpl Infect Dis     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  146-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Echocardiography
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Lung Transplantation*
Male
Middle Aged
Mycoplasma Infections / diagnosis,  etiology*
Mycoplasma hominis*
Pericardial Effusion / microbiology
Pericarditis / microbiology*,  radiography
Postoperative Complications / microbiology*,  radiography

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


Previous Document:  Point-of-use water filtration reduces healthcare-associated infections in bone marrow transplant rec...
Next Document:  Endoscope-guided balloon sinuplasty of the equine nasomaxillary opening.