Infection

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 400–402 | Cite as

Acute Q Fever and Brachial Neuritis: Case Report and Literature Review

  • J. J. Post
  • P. Konecny
  • A. R. Lloyd
  • P. D. Jones
Case Report

Abstract.

Peripheral nervous system complications of Q fever are uncommon. A case of electrophysiologically documented brachial neuritis occurring during acute Coxiella burnetii infection is reported. The relevant literature is reviewed.

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© Urban & Vogel Medien und Medizin Verlagsgesellschaft 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Post
    • 1
  • P. Konecny
    • 1
  • A. R. Lloyd
    • 2
  • P. D. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, 2031 New South Wales, Australia. j.post@unsw.edu.auAU
  2. 2.Dept. of Pathology, Inflammation Research Unit, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AustraliaAU

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