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Campylobacter jejuni as a cause of acute infectious thyroiditis, on a background of SLE-related end stage renal failure and CMV viraemia: A case report and review of the literature

Diggins, B.; Diaz-Cano, Salvador J.; Schulte, Klaus-Martin

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Acute suppurative thyroiditis is a rare cause of thyroid disease; however it is capable of causing widespread systemic illness, with catastrophic complications. A large number of causative pathogens have been identified, the most common being Staphylococcus and Streptococcal species. We report a rare case of acute suppurative thyroiditis, caused by Campylobacter jejuni in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus-related end-stage renal failure and excessive CMV viraemia. She developed severe...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67789
Source: Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
DOI: 10.4172/2157-7560.1000229

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