Giant Septic Lymphadenitis with Marked Gas Formation Caused by Bacteroides fragilis in a Patient with Adult T-cell Leukemia/lymphoma.


Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL) sometimes causes opportunistic infections. A 53-year-old woman with systemic lymphadenopathies was diagnosed with ATL by inguinal lymph node biopsies and underwent oral chemotherapy. Two months later, high grade fever, lower abdominal pain and lymphadenopathy recurred. Computed tomography revealed the presence of… (More)
DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.54.4324


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