Cervical Lymphadenitis Caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum Diagnosed in an Immunocompetent Child


Authors: J. Kaustová 1;  J. Boženský 2;  J. Svobodová 2;  J. Wendrinská 3
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení pro diagnostiku mykobakterií, Krajská hygienická stanice, Ostrava, vedoucí MUDr. J. Kaustová Dětské oddělení Vítkovické nemocnice blahoslavené Marie Antoníny, Ostrava, 2 primář MUDr. J. Boženský Dětská tuberkulózní léčebna při Odborném léčebném ú
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 2002; (9): 512-514.
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The authors describe the course of disease and treatment of cervical lymphadenitis Caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in an immunocompetent 12-year-old boy. The affected cervical node was surgically removed, the child was treated for 3 months with a combination of four antituberculotics (rifampicin + etambutol + isoniazid + pyrazinamide) and then for 9 months by a combination of 2 drugs (rifampicin + isoniazid). 5ix months after termination of treatment the boy is free from complaints and local or general manifestations of a relapse of the disease.This is the first diagnosed tase of disease Caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in the Czech Republic.

Key words:
Mycobacterium haemophilum, cervical lymphadenitis, course of the disease, treatment

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Neonatology Paediatrics General practitioner for children and adolescents

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