Disseminated Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome mimicking Whipple's disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Mycobacterium Infections
  • Whipple Disease

abstract

  • We report a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome whose clinical presentation and histologic features resembled Whipple's disease. The unique feature of this case was the absence of Whipple's bacillus and the presence of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare within macrophages infiltrating the small intestinal lamina propria.

publication date

  • January 1983

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 6194041

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1187

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 85

number

  • 5