SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by Coccobacilli bacteria that can be transmitted by ingesting unpasteurized milk and cheese of the infected animals(mostly cattle) . Brucellosis can present as: Fever, sweating, Fatigue, migratory Arthralgia/myalgia and weight loss Pulmonary involvement is rare and can happen as part of the localized Brucella infections which can affect any organ in the body. Pulmonary brucellosis can present in many ways: bronchitis, interstitial pneumonia, lobar pneumonia, hilar lymphadenopathy and empyema.