ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Thyroid Abscess Due To Brucellosis: Case Report
Rezan Harman 1, Dilara İnan 1, Özge Turhan 1, Filiz Günseren 1, Betil Özhak Baysan 2
1Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Antalya
2Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Antalya
DOI : 10.5174/tutfd.2008.01342.2
Pages : 438-439

Abstract

Brucellosis is primarily seen in endemic regions and is also common worldwide.The range of clinical features of brucellosis is wide. According to our knowledge, a thyroid abscess caused by Brucella spp. has not previously been reported in Turkey. In this study, we reported a 20 year old man who had a thyroid abscess caused by Brucella spp.

Keywords : Brucellosis; Brucella spp.; thyroid abscess
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