Arthritis caused by unidentified gram-positive rods in a child with acute lymphocytic leukemia

P. C. Appelbaum, J. H. Dossett

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A 12-year-old girl with refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia developed arthritis owing to an unidentified gram-positive Corynebacterium-like rod. The infection responded to amoxycillin therapy, but death ensued owing to the underlying leukemic condition.


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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