Pneumonia and osteomyelitis due to Legionella longbeachae in a woman with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Marc R. McClelland, Laszlo T. Vaszar, Frank T. Kagawa

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Abstract

A patient with risk factors of systemic lupus erythematosus, corticosteroid use, and malignancy received a diagnosis of concomitant pneumonia and osteomyelitis caused by Legionella longbeachae. In this report, the first description of Legionella osteomyelitis, previous cases of extrapulmonary Legionella infection are detailed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e102-106
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume38
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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