A Middle Aged Man Presented with Prolonged Fever and Low Back Pain Diagnosed as Brucellosis

Authors

  • Mahbub Mayukh Rishad Registrar of Medicine, Popular Medical College Hospital Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sumaiya Akter Assistant Registrar of Medicine, Popular Medical College Hospital Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Zahiruddin Professor of Medicine, Popular Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjm.v33i1.56796

Keywords:

Brucellosis, Renal manifestations, MSK manifestations, Peripheral Neuropathy

Abstract

Brucellosis is a Zoonotic disease which is not so common health problem in Bangladesh. For its variable presentation it creates diagnostic challenge for the clinicians. Although Brucellosis is a treatable and curable condition sometimes delay in diagnosis and lack of insight for the disease creates high morbidity. In this case report we have presented a case of brucellosis presented with prolong fever, joint pain with complications which created dilemma in diagnosis in a tertiary care private hospital of Dhaka. The purpose of presenting this case report is to create concern among the clinicians regarding the variablepresentation of Brucellosis& emphasizing to clinical judgment over investigations, especially in limited resources.

Bangladesh J Medicine July 2022; 33(1) : 89-93

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Published

2021-12-06

How to Cite

Rishad, M. M. ., Akter, S., & Zahiruddin, M. . (2021). A Middle Aged Man Presented with Prolonged Fever and Low Back Pain Diagnosed as Brucellosis. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 33(1), 89–93. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjm.v33i1.56796

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Case Reports