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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 219-220

Nontyphoid Salmonella empyema in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus


1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
2 Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego; Department of Medicine, VA San Diego Healthcare, La Jolla, California, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Dipesh Solanky
Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/jgid.jgid_190_20

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Pleuropulmonary infections caused by nontyphoid Salmonella(NTS) are rare, but may develop in immunocompromised hosts. We report the case of a 56-year-old male with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus presenting with a multiloculated empyema due to NTS involving the left oblique pulmonary fissure.


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