Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Tuberculosis and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a young woman with a myelodysplastic syndrome.|
|Authors:||Kueh, Y.K. |
|Source:||Kueh, Y.K., Chionh, S.B., Ti, T.Y., Tan, W.C., Lee, Y.S. (1995-02). Tuberculosis and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a young woman with a myelodysplastic syndrome.. Singapore Medical Journal 36 (1) : 107-109. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A 29-year-old Chinese woman developed pyrexia, multiple skin abscesses and bilateral fine nodular lung infiltrates about 3 months after the commencement of therapy for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Pseudomonas aeroginosa was isolated from the abscesses but multiple blood and sputum cultures, as well as a broncho-alveolar lavage did not yield any microorganisms. The persistence of fever and pulmonary infiltrates warranted an open lung biopsy which provided a definitive diagnosis of tuberculous-aspergillus granulomatous lung disease. Bone marrow re-examination revised the primary haematological disorder to that of a trisomy 8 associated myelodysplastic syndrome.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Jan 20, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.