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Neonatal candidiasis: renal and pulmonary manifestations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6779526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A description of three newborns with renal candidiasis and a review of 14 others suggest the following pathogenesis: antibiotic therapy in a premature baby with an intravascular catheter is followed by hematogenous renal spread, candiduria, and acute obstructive nephropathy by mycotic bezoars. The radiologic appearance is often characteristic. Prompt therapy is the only possibility for survival. Primary thoracic candidiasis occurs more frequently in the full term baby and is probably aspirated during birth. One patient is described and 20 cases from the literature are reviewed. The radiologic appearance is nonspecific.
H Patriquin; R Lebowitz; G Perreault; D Yousefzadeh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  135     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1980 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-27     Completed Date:  1981-03-27     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1205-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Candidiasis / diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / diagnosis*
Kidney Medulla / pathology,  radiography
Kidney Pelvis / radiography
Nephritis / diagnosis*
Pleurisy / diagnosis*

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