Salmonella pneumonia complicated with encysted empyema in an immunocompromised youth: Case report and literature Review.

@article{Saeed2016SalmonellaPC,
  title={Salmonella pneumonia complicated with encysted empyema in an immunocompromised youth: Case report and literature Review.},
  author={Nermin Kamal Saeed},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={437-44}
}
In this case report we described a Bahraini male patient of twenty years of age, a smoker and diagnosed with stage IV B Hodgkin lymphoma. He presented with fever, nonproductive cough, upper back pain and shortness of breath due to right upper lobe pneumonia with right encysted pleural effusion. Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis was isolated from the sputum. He was successfully treated with 2 weeks of ceftriaxone followed by 2 weeks of oral cefixime. This was the first case of encysted… CONTINUE READING