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Title: Imported eosinophilic fever with myositis: A diagnostic challenge
Author: Camprubí, Daniel
Rodriguez Valero, Natalia
Losada, Irene
Grau Junyent, Josep M. (Josep Maria)
Muñoz, José
Keywords: Miositis
Issue Date: 23-May-2018
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: A 39-year-old caucasian man presented to our hospital in Barcelona with fever, dry cough, headache and weight loss of 4 kg. Symptoms started 5 days after returning from a 21-day travel to Malaysia. His physical examination was unremarkable except for a splenomegaly. Laboratory tests showed mild elevation of transaminases, elevated levels of lactate dehydrogenase (468 UI/L) and a normal blood cell count. Blood cultures, thick and thin blood smear and serologic tests for dengue, chikungunya, HIV, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes virus 6, parvovirus B19, Toxoplasma spp and Rickettsia conorii were negative.
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It is part of: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, vol. 24, p. -16
Related resource: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.05.009
ISSN: 1477-8939
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