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Mycobacterium iranicum pulmonary disease in an elderly patient with extensive usual interstitial pneumonia: Case report

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posted on 2022-11-29, 22:59 authored by Salil Kalra, Israel RubinsteinIsrael Rubinstein

We report the first case of Mycobacterium iranicumpulmonary disease in an elderly patient with extensive usual interstitial pneumonia and traction bronchiectasis. He was treated with oral doxycycline, ciprofloxacin, and sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim daily for 9 months. This was associated with eradication of the microorganism in the sputum and steady weight gain.

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Kalra, S.Rubinstein, I. (2022). Mycobacterium iranicum pulmonary disease in an elderly patient with extensive usual interstitial pneumonia: Case report. Clinical Case Reports, 10(10). https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.6329

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Wiley

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  • en

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2050-0904

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