Title: Atypical mycobacteriosis as a complication of talc pneumoconiosis
Authors: Decoster, Christiaan
Verstraeten, JM
Dumortier, P
De Vuyst, P #
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Munksgaard int publ ltd
Series Title: European Respiratory Journal vol:9 issue:8 pages:1757-1759
Abstract: A 57 year old man, receiving compensation for talc pneumoconiosis since 1977, was admitted to hospital for the first time in 1987, with symptoms of weight loss, fever, dyspnoea and productive cough, A chest roentgenogram showed bilateral cavitation, Two years later, Mycobacterium xenopi was found in sputum cultures. Despite specific oral antibiotherapy, the patient's health deteriorated and he died in 1990.
ISSN: 0903-1936
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery
# (joint) last author

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