| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2001 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 35-6
Haemorrhagic pneumonitis: A rare presentation of leptospirosis.
ND Pai, PM Adhikari
Department of Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka, India. , India
Leptospirosis is an uncommon zoonosis. As a systemic disease, it presents itself by multisystem involvement. Pulmonary involvement with leptospirosis often is manifested by respiratory symptoms; but pneumonia commonly is not a prominent clinical manifestation of the illness. We report a case of leptospiral pneumonia in which pulmonary manifestations were primary clinical features of the illness. The prompt resolution of chest x-ray on institution of treatment is noteworthy.
N D Pai
Department of Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka, India.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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