Ulcerated rhabdomyosarcoma as portal of entry for tetanus in a previously nonimmunized child

Ulcerated rhabdomyosarcoma as portal of entry for tetanus in a previously nonimmunized child

Autor Odone, V Google Scholar
Almeida, MTA Google Scholar
Bakhit, S. Google Scholar
Maluf, P. T. Google Scholar
Peron, PPD Google Scholar
Aquino, M. Z. Google Scholar
Cristofani, L. M. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Infectious diseases represent one of the most important secondary problems related to the treatment of childhood cancer, being the leading cause of death in this population. They are predominantly of bacterial and fungal etiology. the association between tetanus, a bacterial vaccine-preventable disease, and cancer is virtually undescribed. the authors present the case of a previously nonimmunized child, due to his parents' choice, who developed severe tetanus with an ulcerated rhabdomyosarcoma as portal of entry. Due to an unfavorable evolution, the child under-went a hip disarticulation to provide tetanus control. the ulterior tumor management was successful: the child has been off therapy for more than 108 months with no evidence of disease.
Assunto tetanus
rhabdomyosarcoma
ulcerated
immunization
Idioma Inglês
Data 2005-04-01
Publicado em Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 27, n. 4, p. 227-228, 2005.
ISSN 1077-4114 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Editor Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Extensão 227-228
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mph.0000158534.98025.25
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000228876700012
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28238

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