Published in Anti-Infectives Week, August 15th, 2005
"Mononeuropathy multiplex (MNM) and chylothorax are rare clinical disorders. The concurrence of these two disorders with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection has not been reported," investigators in Taiwan report.
"We herein report a patient who was initially diagnosed with fever of unknown origin and MNM, and then developed chylothorax. Pulmonary tuberculosis was proved 1 month after chylothorax appeared," wrote H.A. Chen and colleagues at the Veterans General Hospital-Taipei.
The authors concluded, "With low-dose prednisolone 15...
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