Pathology and Microbiology
We report a fatal case of disseminated strongyloidiasis in a patient with multiple myeloma receiving chemrotherapy. A fifty-seven years old man presented with severe diarrhoea and vomiting, fever, weight loss and dysphagia,due to mouth ulcers. Despite broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotics, albendazole (anti protozoal) and supportive treatment, the patient died of Gram-negative sepsis.
Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
(2008). A fatal case of gram negative bacterial sepsis associated with disseminated strongyloidiasis in an immunocompromised patient. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 58(2), 91-2.
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