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Delayed diagnosis of Whipple’s disease complicated by Jarisch–Herxheimer reaction to ceftriaxone treatment: a case report and literature review

Abstract:
Whipple’s disease is a rare chronic infection caused by the actinomycete Tropheryma whipplei. Patients commonly present with gastrointestinal symptoms. We present a case of classic Whipple’s disease complicated by a probable Jarisch–Herxheimer reaction following the initiation of ceftriaxone treatment.
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3390/tropicalmed7030040

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ORCID:
0000-0002-2021-3543
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2000-2874
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Article number:
40
Publication date:
2022-03-03
Acceptance date:
2022-03-01
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EISSN:
2414-6366
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English
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Pubs id:
1246203
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pubs:1246203
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2022-03-18

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