[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
Main Menu
Home::
Journal Information::
Indexing Sources::
Editorial Board::
Executive Members::
Articles Archive::
Instruction to Authors::
Peer-Review::
Contact Us::
Site Facilities::
::
Search in website

Advanced Search
Receive site information
Enter your Email in the following box to receive the site news and information.
:: Volume 16, Issue 2 (7-2014) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014, 16(2): 126-130 Back to browse issues page
Recurrent fever in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis: A case report
Khodabakhshi B1 , Tafreshi M * 2, Aminolsharieh Najafi S3
1- Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Golestan University of Medical Science, Gorgan, Iran
2- General Physician, Golestan University of Medical Science, Gorgan, Iran , tafreshi.mona@gmail.com
3- General Physician, Golestan University of Medical Science, Gorgan, Iran
Abstract:   (84073 Views)
Borreliosis or recurrent fever is a spirochete disease which is caused by various species of borrelia and characterized by recurrent episodes of fever, chills and spirochetemia that could lead to multiple organ involvement and even death. In this case report, a 23 years old man was presented with shaking chills, fever and abdominal pain from a week before hospital admission. Borrliosis was confirmed following observation of Spirochete in peripheral blood smear. The patient was treated with doxycycline orally and one week after treatment discharged with a good general condition. Coincidence of borreliosis with underlying haemolysis in this patient was misled clinical presentation.
Keywords: Recurrent fever, Borrelia, Hereditary spherocytosis
Full-Text [PDF 234 kb] [English Abstract]   (12786 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Infectious Medicine
Send email to the article author


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Khodabakhshi B, Tafreshi M, Aminolsharieh Najafi S. Recurrent fever in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis: A case report. J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014; 16 (2) :126-130
URL: http://goums.ac.ir/journal/article-1-2062-en.html


Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 16, Issue 2 (7-2014) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گرگان Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 36 queries by YEKTAWEB 4657