The number of cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to threaten the world by increasing day by day. COVID-19 primarily affects the respiratory system and the most common clinical symptoms are fever, cough (...) Read More
A 19-year-old woman with a history of tuberculosis (TB) in her family presented to the infectious disease clinic of our hospital with right flank pain, nausea, vomiting, a 10-kg weight loss, and decreased urine volume for the past two months. Approximately five years ago, within a year of family TB contact Read More
A 40-year-old female patient without any medical history presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of neck pain and headache. She did not show any other symptoms. Her initial laboratory tests showed slightly increased C-reactive protein (6 mg/L; normal range 0-5 mg/L) and a normal white cell count. There were Read More
Early Detection of Fungal Infection in an Immunosuppressed Patient Demonstrated by Thorax CT: Suspicion is the Best Marker!
26-year-old man with acute lymphoblastic leukemia developed neutropenic fever 12 days after induction chemotherapy. The focus of infection could not be found by clinical examination, chest radiography and routine cultures and empiric antimicrobial treatment was started. As the fever persisted, computerized tomography (CT) of the thorax was performed, and a nodule with a diameter of […] Read More