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131 Possible Causes for Fever, Mycobacterium Chelonae

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus .[jamanetwork.com] Fever, accentuated dyspnoea and cough relapsed twice after returning to work.[err.ersjournals.com] Regular exposure to certain NTM—mycobacterium avium and mycobacterium chelonae are particularly rapidly-growing and pervasive strains—that thrive in a floating “slime layer[sciencedaily.com]

  • Retroperitoneal Abscess

    To report a case of retroperitoneal abscess caused by Mycobacterium chelonae and treatment. Case report. Private community teaching hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of disseminated BCG infection in a 28-month-old girl with prolonged fever and abdominal mass due to retroperitoneal abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Retroperitoneal abscess caused by mycobacterium chelonae and treatment. Ann Pharmacother 1993;27:178-179. 13. Rhode CM, Jennings WD.[thefreelibrary.com]

  • Mycobacterial Infection

    A case of multifocal osteomyelitis caused by one of the NTM, Mycobacterium chelonae, in a renal transplant recipient, after alemtuzumab induction, is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herein, we describe a 9-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy with multiple large abdominal masses, fever, weight loss, and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We evaluated a patient with disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium chelonae infection, of which he died.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infection

    Mycobacteriumgordonae Mycobacterium szulgai Mycobacterium scrofulaceum / Mycobacterium parascrofulaceum Mycobacterium xenopi Mycobacterium chelonae : pulmonary mycobacterium[radiopaedia.org] It is a cause of chronic cough and may have other manifestations suggesting chronic infection, such as low-grade fevers, anorexia, weight loss and fatigue.[academic.oup.com] The isolates included Mycobacterium abscessus (46%), Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) (36%), Mycobacterium gordonae (9%), Mycobacterium chelonae (7%), and Mycobacterium fortuitum[arizona.pure.elsevier.com]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacterium (RGM) in Runyon group IV.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rat-bite fever (RBF) is a challenging diagnosis transmitted by the bite of the rats. We present the first reported case of RBF complicated by vertebral osteomyelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cat-scratch disease-associated vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural involvement are rare and may manifest with nonspecific chronic symptoms in children, such as fever or torticollis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    The patient experienced Bacille Calmette Guérin, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Salmonella enteritidis infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After anti-tuberculosis treatment, his fever declined and the skin purpura were completely resolved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 71-year-old man presented with a high fever, polyarthralgia, petechiae and palpable purpura accompanied by livedoid change on his legs and feet.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    We present a case of a disseminated infection due to Mycobacterium chelonae with scleritis, spondylodiscitis and spinal epidural abscess in a man with a medical background[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case presents an 18-year-old female with diabetes mellitus who presented with fever and leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The classical triad of symptoms includes back pain, fever and neurological deterioration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomyelitis

    The Mycobacterium contained in this spindle cell pseudotumor was Mycobacterium chelonae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Osteomyelitis Symptom Fever The definition of fever is an elevation in body temperature or a high body temperature.[medicinenet.com] In people with diabetes , peripheral neuropathy, or peripheral vascular disease , there may be no pain or fever.[medicinenet.com]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    Immunosuppressive states predispose to non-tuberculous mycobaterium infection, such as Mycobacterium chelonae: AFB, non-tuberculous, fast growth of low virulence and uncommon[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this report, we describe the case of a 73-year-old Japanese woman with MCTD who developed fever, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and was diagnosed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mycobacterium chelonae cutaneous infection in a patient with mixed connective tissue disease. An Bras Dermatol. 2015 Jan-Feb. 90(1):104-7. [Medline]. [Full Text].[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Skin Infection

    This occurred 10 years after nodules on her right forearm caused by a culture-proven Mycobacterium marinum infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hospitalisations for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and skin infections for children aged 5–12 years living in Counties Manukau are declining and this appears to be temporally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 3 days on penicillin, the fever decreased, but the dermatitis became incapacitating. On his return to shore, the fisherman was hospitalised.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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