Lung India

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 205--208

An unusual case of fatal pulmonary hemorrhage in pregnancy


N.L.A Dissanayake1, Dushantha Madegedara2 
1 Senior Registrar in Respiratory Medicine, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka
2 Consultant Respiratory Physician, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Correspondence Address:
Dushantha Madegedara
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Teaching Hospital, Kandy
Sri Lanka

Rickettsial diseases are common in Srilanka. The spotted fever group of rickettsiae presents in many ways, including very severe disease causing significant morbidity and mortality. A regional variation of the R ickettsia conorii subspecies and differences in clinical presentations are reported. This case describes disseminated Rickettsia conorii infection in a pregnant woman presenting with endocarditis.


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Dissanayake N, Madegedara D. An unusual case of fatal pulmonary hemorrhage in pregnancy.Lung India 2011;28:205-208


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Dissanayake N, Madegedara D. An unusual case of fatal pulmonary hemorrhage in pregnancy. Lung India [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];28:205-208
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