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Pasteurella multocida epiglottitis: A review and report of a new case with associated chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
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PMID:  21174269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pasteurella multocida is a gram-negative coccobacillus that primarily affects animals. P multocida infections in humans are usually associated with animal contact. To the best of our knowledge, only 7 cases of P multocida epiglottitis have been previously reported in the English-language literature; none of these cases occurred in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. We describe what we believe is the first reported case of P multocida epiglottitis in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and we review the previous reports of this rare entity.
Penelope J Harris; Michael B Osswald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E4-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Hematology/Oncology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236-5300, USA.
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