[Whipple's disease--a challenging diagnosis].

Abstract

Whipple's Disease is a rare multisystemic disease caused by Gram-positive bacillus, Tropheryma whippelii, family of Actinobacterias and group of Actinomycetes. Because the disease is rare and has different forms of presentation the diagnosis comes frequently late. The authors present the case of a white man, 50 years old, admitted with a clinical picture… (More)

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@article{Carneiro2004WhipplesDC, title={[Whipple's disease--a challenging diagnosis].}, author={Ana Carolina Carneiro and Palmira Lima and Isabel P Barbosa and Fernando Chaves}, journal={Acta medica portuguesa}, year={2004}, volume={17 6}, pages={481-6} }