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Whipple's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20848823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 74 year old male patient with weight loss, diarrohea, loss of appetite, anemia, thrombocytopenia and culture negative endocarditis was diagnosed to have Whipple's disease. We are reporting this case, as it is a rare disease with fewer than 1000 validated cases reported in literature.
Authors:
Manish A Chhabria; Reeta J Dalal; Devendra C Desai; Ramesh B Deshpande
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-20     Completed Date:  2010-10-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  196-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
P. D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Anti-Infective Agents / therapeutic use
Biopsy
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Macrophages / pathology*
Male
Periodic Acid-Schiff Reaction
Whipple Disease / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  physiopathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents

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