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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Abstract

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 ID: 6884
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: tropical Australia; parasitic myositis
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Reproduced with permission from Medical Journal of Australia.

ISSN: 1326-5377
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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