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Pulmonary herpes simplex infection: a case report

Zainulabid, Ummu Afeera and Abdul Razak, Megat Razeem and Abdullah, Suhaila and Syed Yasin, Sharifah Nor Ashikin (2021) Pulmonary herpes simplex infection: a case report. International Journal of Human and Health Sciences (IJHHS), 5 (1). pp. 112-114. ISSN 2523-692X

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Abstract

Pulmonary herpes simplex infection is rarely reported. To date, there is a paucity of literature on this infection. This case study describes a 64-year-old male with a background history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension who was intubated for acute respiratory failure. The managing team had difficulty to wean his oxygenation thus decided for bronchoscopy examination which showed suspicious growth at middle lobe of the right lung. Repeated bronchoscopy by pulmonologist revealed a nodular ‘warty’ appearance lesion at right bronchus intermedius. His biopsy revealed histopathological changes consistent with herpes simplex infection.

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Additional Information: 7459/81341
Uncontrolled Keywords: Endobronchial pseudo-tumour; herpes simplex; nodular warty; intranuclear inclusion
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC111 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: Asst. Dr. Ummu Afeera Zainulabid
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 15:10
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2020 09:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81341

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