El Actinomyces and Kartagener syndrome: Case report and literature review
Keywords: Kartagener Syndrome, Pseudomonas Fluorescens, Actinomycosis
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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Martinez Montalvo CM. El Actinomyces and Kartagener syndrome: Case report and literature review. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2022May9 [cited 2023Mar.29];39(1). Available from: https://amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/2157