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Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole associated rhabdomyolysis in a patient with AIDS: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16775445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of rhabdomyolysis associated with the use of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) in a newly diagnosed AIDS patient with presumed Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly named Pneumocystis Carinii) pneumonia. The present case is significant because of the paucity of similar cases in the literature and the relative frequency with which TMP-SMX is used today.
Steven Walker; John Norwood; Camille Thornton; Dennis Schaberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  331     ISSN:  0002-9629     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-15     Completed Date:  2006-07-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-41     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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MeSH Terms
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / diagnosis
Anti-Infective Agents / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis / drug therapy
Rhabdomyolysis / chemically induced*
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents; 8064-90-2/Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination

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