publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Generalized granulomatous inflammation caused by Candida lusitaniae in a patient with myelofibrosis

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  • Published: 22 Dec 2019
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Abstract
This article describes a clinical case demonstrating the difficulties of lifetime and post-mortem diagnosis in a patient with primary myelofibrosis complicated by a generalized fungal infection caused by a rare pathogen such as Candida lusitaniae. Management of such patients in non-specialized department with absence of bone marrow trepanobiopsy results associated with the variety of clinical situations in which such manifestations as neutrophilic leukocytosis with left shift without significant changes in the number of erythrocytes and platelets simultaneously with lymphadenopathy and visualizations of secondary foci in internal organs leads to wrong treatment ...
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free text keywords: generalized candidiasis, lymphadenopathy, granulomatous inflammation, Left shift, medicine.disease, medicine, Necrotic Change, Bone marrow, medicine.anatomical_structure, Pathological, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Pathogen, business.industry, business, Candida lusitaniae, biology.organism_classification, biology, Myelofibrosis, Platelet, lcsh:Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, lcsh:RC633-647.5
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