Pulmonary melioidosis: clinical-radiologic correlation in 183 cases in northeastern Thailand.

@article{Dhiensiri1988PulmonaryMC,
  title={Pulmonary melioidosis: clinical-radiologic correlation in 183 cases in northeastern Thailand.},
  author={T Dhiensiri and S Puapairoj and Wattanachai Susaengrat},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={166 3},
  pages={711-5}
}
The chest radiographs of 183 patients with pulmonary melioidosis seen over a 4-year period were evaluated retrospectively. Disseminated nodular lesions occurred in 46 of 55 patients (84%) with the acute septicemic form of the disease and in 17 of 31 (55%) with the subacute or chronic form and positive blood cultures. Alveolar lesions occurred in 26 of 50 patients (52%) with the acute pneumonic form. There was no typical pattern of pulmonary infiltrates in 16 patients with the subacute pneumonic… CONTINUE READING