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A case of Legionnaires' disease with extensive concurrent deep vein thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15513406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A previously healthy 37-y-old male presented with community-acquired pneumonia and extensive upper limb deep vein thrombosis. The diagnosis of Legionella pneumonia was made based on a positive direct immunofluorescence of the bronchial wash. An extensive investigation for hypercoagulable states was negative. The possible association between Legionella infection and deep vein thrombosis is highlighted.
Yaseen S Samman; Mohamed A Abdelaal; Siraj O Wali; Abdullah H Almalki; Muntasir M Abdelaziz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-29     Completed Date:  2004-12-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  765-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Community-Acquired Infections / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Drug Therapy, Combination / therapeutic use
Follow-Up Studies
Legionnaires' Disease / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
Venous Thrombosis / complications,  drug therapy,  radiography*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Anticoagulants

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