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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68-70

Melioidosis Presenting as Isolated Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy


1 Post graduate, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India
2 Senior Consultant, Department of General Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India
3 Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
R Gogulakrishnan
Post graduate, Department of Respiratory Medicine. Apollo Hospitals, Chennai-29
India
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Melioidosis has varied clinical presentation involving different organs with pneumonia as common pulmonary presentation. Isolated mediastinal lymphadenopathy as presentation is rare. Herein, we describe a case of Melioidosis identified by endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration of subcarinal lymph node. This case stresses the need for clinical suspicion of melioidosis in patients from endemic areas and the role of endobronchial ultrasound in diagnosing it.


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