Recurrent renovascular hypertension in Takayasu ' s disease

A 62 year old man presented with fever and diarrhoea. He had a history of partial gastrectomy for duodenal ulceration and had had anterior myocardial infarction 4 years previously. Stool and blood cultures grew S. panama. He was treated with intravenous ampicillin and chloramphenicol for 2 weeks. He relapsed one week after discharge and S. panama was again… CONTINUE READING