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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 310-312
Acute pulmonary melioidosis in a child: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam, India
2 Department of Paediatrics, Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam, India
3 Department of Paediatrics, Aditya Diagnostics and Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Deb K Boruah
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam - 786 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.125576

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Melioidosis is a rare potentially fatal infection caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which is endemic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia and an emerging pathogen in India. It is a largely under-diagnosed disease and an imitator of tuberculosis, both clinically and radiologically.


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