Glandural turemia of the neck in a 18-year old women
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Tularemia is a rare zoonosis disease caused by Gram-negative, aerobic bacilli – Francisella tularensis. The most frequent contamination route is percutaneous, by mucous membranes, inhalation or ingestion. The main reservoir of tularemia are animals: rabbits, hares, mice and squirrels, which are infected by an insect bites (ticks, mosquito, fly) or contact with contaminated soil or water. Tularemia has many clinical forms. Serological and molecular tests are necessary. Treatment is based on not empiric antibiotic (streptomycin, gentamicin). The aim of the study is to present the case of neck lymphadenopathy (glandular type of tularaemia) in a young woman and encountered diagnostic and therapeutic problems.
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