Parasitic myositis in tropical Australia
Basuroy, Ron, Pennisi, Robert, Robertson, Thomas, Norton, Robert, Stokes, John, Reimers, Jon, and Archer, John (2008) Parasitic myositis in tropical Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 188 (4). pp. 254-256.
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Three patients with Australian parasitic myositis caused by the muspiceoid nematode Haycocknema perplexum are described. Treatment with albendazole led to a slow and incomplete recovery, but treatment with steroids caused life-threatening deterioration.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||tropical Australia; parasitic myositis|
Reproduced with permission from Medical Journal of Australia.
|Date Deposited:||16 Feb 2010 23:36|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110309 Infectious Diseases @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%|
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