J W Bielecki

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The giant cell arteritis and its symptoms are usually non-specific and accompanied with symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica. As complications of the giant cell arteritis ischemia, infarction or rupture of the damaged vessel can occur. We report on a 56-year-old female patient, who suffered for one year about weight loss, tiredness and intolerance as well as(More)
  • J W Bielecki
  • Schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin Praxis…
  • 1991
After acute pharyngitis a 21 year old patient developed signs of severe bacteremia with a well demarcated infiltrate in the left lung. The typical course and a prompt response to antibiotic therapy with Imipenem (Tienam) led to the diagnosis of Lemierre's syndrome (post-anginal sepsis)--in spite of negative blood cultures. The patient recovered quickly, a(More)
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