El Actinomyces and Kartagener syndrome: Case report and literature review

Keywords: Kartagener Syndrome, Pseudomonas Fluorescens, Actinomycosis

Abstract

Kartagener syndrome, which is part of the subgroup of the primary ciliary dyskinesias, predisposes to recurrent respiratory tract infections due to Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae. The case of a patient with a diagnosis of Kartagener syndrome in whom colonization by Pseudomonas fluorescens and pneumonia complicated with empyema by Actinomyces spp is a rare association in the literature, which is described below.

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Author Biography

Carlos Mauricio Martinez Montalvo, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia – Bogotá

tengo  24 años , resido en el municipio de neiva huila colomnbia.  soy estudiante de  12  semestre de medicina de la universidad surcolombiana

Published
2022-05-09
How to Cite
1.
Martinez Montalvo CM. El Actinomyces and Kartagener syndrome: Case report and literature review. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2022May9 [cited 2022Aug.13];39(1). Available from: http://www.amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/2157
Section
CASE REPORTS