Mononeuropathy multiplex and chylothorax as earlier manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis

H. A. Chen, N. C. Cheng, K. P. Lin, H. T. Liao, C. H. Chen, De Feng Huang

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摘要

Mononeuropathy multiplex (MNM) and chylothorax are rare clinical disorders. The concurrence of these two disorders with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection has not been reported. 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. With low-dose prednisolone 15 mg day-1 and anti-tuberculosis drugs, all these disorders completely resolved 1 year later.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)561-563
頁數3
期刊Journal of Internal Medicine
257
發行號6
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 六月 2005
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Mononeuropathies
Chylothorax
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Fever of Unknown Origin
Mycobacterium Infections
Prednisolone
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
Pharmaceutical Preparations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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Mononeuropathy multiplex and chylothorax as earlier manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis. / Chen, H. A.; Cheng, N. C.; Lin, K. P.; Liao, H. T.; Chen, C. H.; Huang, De Feng.

於: Journal of Internal Medicine, 卷 257, 編號 6, 06.2005, p. 561-563.

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Chen, H. A. ; Cheng, N. C. ; Lin, K. P. ; Liao, H. T. ; Chen, C. H. ; Huang, De Feng. / Mononeuropathy multiplex and chylothorax as earlier manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis. 於: Journal of Internal Medicine. 2005 ; 卷 257, 編號 6. 頁 561-563.
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