Oculoglandular and oropharyngeal tularemia: A case report and review of the literature

Tularemia is caused by a small, Gram-negative, pleomorphic coccobacillus, Francisella tularensis. Oculoglandular tularemia is a rare clinical form. There are few reports about oculoglandular tularemia, and less than 20 cases with oculaglandular tularemia have been reported in PubMed up to date. We reviewed the literature about oculoglandular tularemia, and reported a 31-year-old woman with oculoglandular and oropharyngeal tularemia. She admitted to our hospital with a three-week history of sudden onset of fever, fatigue, headache, sore throat, swollen left upper lid, injected and erythematous left eye, epiphora, preauricular nontender lump on the left and generalized aches, but there was no history of eye injury. She was living in a village where tularemia is endemic, but no history of encountering with an animal. The clinical diagnosis of oculoglandular and orophayngeal tularemia was confirmed by microagglutination test and PCR. She was fully improved on the eighth day of the ciprofloxacine treatment. Tularemia should come to mind in patients with fever, severe throat, conjunctivitis and cervical masses especially unresponsive to penicillin or cephalosporine therapy, coming from a tularemia endemic area. © Medical Journal of Trakya University. Published by Ekin Medical Publishing. All rights reserved.

Yazar Öztoprak N.
Çelebi G.
Alpay A.
Seremet Keskin A.
Kozluca Y.
Yayın Türü Article
Tek Biçim Adres https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12628/6809
Konu Başlıkları Cervical lymphadenopathy
Conjunctivitis
Eye
Tonsillopharyngitis
Tularemia
Koleksiyonlar Araştırma Çıktıları | WoS | Scopus | TR-Dizin | PubMed | SOBİAD
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Dergi Adı Trakya Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Dergisi
Dergi Cilt Bilgisi 26
Dergi Sayısı 4
Sayfalar 346 - 350
Yayın Yılı 2009
Eser Adı
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Oculoglandular and oropharyngeal tularemia: A case report and review of the literature
Yazar
[dc.contributor.author]
Öztoprak N.
Yazar
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Çelebi G.
Yazar
[dc.contributor.author]
Alpay A.
Yazar
[dc.contributor.author]
Seremet Keskin A.
Yazar
[dc.contributor.author]
Kozluca Y.
Yayın Yılı
[dc.date.issued]
2009
Yayın Türü
[dc.type]
article
Özet
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Tularemia is caused by a small, Gram-negative, pleomorphic coccobacillus, Francisella tularensis. Oculoglandular tularemia is a rare clinical form. There are few reports about oculoglandular tularemia, and less than 20 cases with oculaglandular tularemia have been reported in PubMed up to date. We reviewed the literature about oculoglandular tularemia, and reported a 31-year-old woman with oculoglandular and oropharyngeal tularemia. She admitted to our hospital with a three-week history of sudden onset of fever, fatigue, headache, sore throat, swollen left upper lid, injected and erythematous left eye, epiphora, preauricular nontender lump on the left and generalized aches, but there was no history of eye injury. She was living in a village where tularemia is endemic, but no history of encountering with an animal. The clinical diagnosis of oculoglandular and orophayngeal tularemia was confirmed by microagglutination test and PCR. She was fully improved on the eighth day of the ciprofloxacine treatment. Tularemia should come to mind in patients with fever, severe throat, conjunctivitis and cervical masses especially unresponsive to penicillin or cephalosporine therapy, coming from a tularemia endemic area. © Medical Journal of Trakya University. Published by Ekin Medical Publishing. All rights reserved.
Kayıt Giriş Tarihi
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2019-12-23
Açık Erişim Tarihi
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2019-12-23
Yayın Dili
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eng
Konu Başlıkları
[dc.subject]
Cervical lymphadenopathy
Konu Başlıkları
[dc.subject]
Conjunctivitis
Konu Başlıkları
[dc.subject]
Eye
Konu Başlıkları
[dc.subject]
Tonsillopharyngitis
Konu Başlıkları
[dc.subject]
Tularemia
Haklar
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info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
ISSN
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1301-3149
İlk Sayfa Sayısı
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346
Son Sayfa Sayısı
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350
Dergi Adı
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Trakya Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Dergisi
Dergi Sayısı
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4
Dergi Cilt Bilgisi
[dc.identifier.volume]
26
Tek Biçim Adres
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https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12628/6809
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