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Splenic abscess as a paradoxical response to chemotherapy in tuberculous pleural effusion.
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PMID:  20351962     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of tuberculous pleural effusion that developed multiple splenic abscesses after antituberculosis chemotherapy. She responded to addition of oral corticosteroid to antituberculosis regimen. The relevant literature, regarding pathogenesis and clinical importance of recognizing a paradoxical response, is discussed.
Authors:
Ramakant Dixit; Paras Nuwal; Manoj Arya
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1998-3557     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Med     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
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Created Date:  2010-03-30     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101280721     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Med     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-1     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine, J. L. N. Medical College, Ajmer, India. dr.ramakantdixit@gmail.com
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