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Torulopsis pneumonia. A case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8797445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Torulopsis glabrata is a rare cause of pneumonia in immunocompromised patients. We herein describe the case of an elderly man who presented with fulminant Torulopsis pneumonia and septic shock leading to death. We then review the literature, describe the clinical syndrome, and delineate an approach to diagnosis and treatment of Torulopsis pneumonia.
Authors:
S Srivastava; G Kleinman; C A Manthous
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  110     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-17     Completed Date:  1996-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  858-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Yale University School of Medicine, Bridgeport, Conn., USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Candidiasis*
Disease Progression
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Neutropenia / complications
Pneumonia / microbiology*
Shock, Septic / microbiology

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