Fulminant pneumonia due to Aeromonas hydrophila in a man with chronic renal failure and liver cirrhosis.

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A 40-year-old man on hemodialysis was admitted due to dyspnea and chest pain and was diagnosed with pneumonia and pericarditis. Ampicillin was administered, but thereafter severe septic shock developed. The fulminant type of pneumonia progressed rapidly, and he died only 48 hours after the onset of symptoms. The autopsy and sputa culture revealed pneumonia… (More)

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@article{Murata2001FulminantPD, title={Fulminant pneumonia due to Aeromonas hydrophila in a man with chronic renal failure and liver cirrhosis.}, author={Hiroshi Murata and Hiroshi Yoshimoto and Masatoshi Masuo and Hitoshi Tokuda and Shigeyuki Kitamura and Yuichiro Otsuka and Yutaka Miura}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2001}, volume={40 2}, pages={118-23} }