Neurological presentation of Whipple's disease after long-term antibiotic treatment: a case report

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INTRODUCTION Whipple's disease is a rare systemic infectious disorder caused by Tropheryma whipplei. CASE PRESENTATION We report a 68-year-old male with Whipple's disease of the central nervous system following long-term antibiotic therapy and many years after the initial clinical onset. CONCLUSION The combination of trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-2-191

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