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Archive » 1998 » 2 » | Archive » Medical field » Fields » Clinical Cases » Archive » Medical field » Fields » Infectious Diseases »

Acute liver and kidney failure in a patient returning from Brazil

 
Abstract:

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The author reports a patient with acute liver and kidney failure diagnosed on his retur­ning from 14-day trip to Brasil, where he had been exposed to various risk factors for tropical di­seases. In spite of intensive care provided in an university medical institution, the patient died a few days after admission. The author discusses the differential diagnosis, stresses the role of accura­te history and epidemiological data and presents the value of various diagnostic methods.

Authors:
Trampuž Andrej

Keywords:
liver failure - acute, kidney failure - acute, travel, Brasil, yellow fever

Cite as:
Med Razgl. 1998; 37: 259–65.

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