Imported case of nephropathia epidemica - a case report

Puljiz, Ivan and Kuzman, Ilija and Markotić, Alemka (2008) Imported case of nephropathia epidemica - a case report. Collegium antropologicum, 32 (4). pp. 1263-1265. ISSN 0350-6134 (Print)

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Abstract

A 41-year-oldpatient was hospitalized in hypotensive phase of nephropathia epidemica. The diagnosis was confirmed by serology. It is highly likely that the patient was exposed to infected aerosol of bank voles in endemic area of Sweden. The disease clinically manifested with fever, headache, abdominal and back pain, vision disturbances. Pathologic laboratory findings included thrombocytopenia, leukocytosis, increased values of C-reactive protein, blood urea and creatinine, abnormal chest X-ray and transient electrocardiogram abnormalities.

Abstract in Croatian

Četrdesetjednogodišnji bolesnik hospitaliziran je u hipotenzivnoj fazi epidemijske nefropatije. Dijagnoza je potvrđena serološki. Smatramo da je bolesnik bio izložen inficiranom aerosolu voluharice u endemskom području Švedske. Bolest se klinički prezentirala vrućicom, glavoboljom, bolovima u trbuhu i leđima i smetnjama vida. Patološki laboratorijski nalazi uključivali su trombocitopeniju, leukocitozu, povišene vrijednosti C-reaktivnog proteina, ureje i kreatinina, patološki nalaz snimke pluća i prolazni poremećaj elektrokardiograma.

Item Type: Article
MeSH: Puumala virus ; Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome - diagnosis - epidemiology ; Zoonoses - epidemiology - virology ; Adult ; Animals ; Arvicolinae ; Croatia - epidemiology ; Humans ; Male ; Sweden - ethnology
Departments: Katedra za infektologiju
Depositing User: Boris Čičovački
Status: Published
Creators:
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Puljiz, IvanUNSPECIFIED
Kuzman, IlijaUNSPECIFIED
Markotić, AlemkaUNSPECIFIED
Date: December 2008
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2009
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 16:10
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    URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/582

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