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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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    Croatian abstract

    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.

    English 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.

    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
    Divisions: Katedra za infektologiju
    Depositing User: Boris Čičovački
    Status: Published
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Puljiz, Ivan
    Kuzman, Ilija
    Markotić, Alemka
    Date: December 2008
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2009
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:10
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      URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/582

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