A Case of Atypical Brucellosis Presented with Isolated Lymphadenopathy

Karaman K. , Akbayram H. T. , Akbayram S., Garipardic M. , Öner A. F.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.11, no.1, pp.43-45, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/ced.201714
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-45


Brucellosis is transmitted via animal or animal products. The transmission of infection from animal to human occurs by the ways of; generally the direct contact of secretions of infected animals through the human skin which of broken integrity, consumption of unpasteurized milk and milk products, inhalation and contact with conjunctiva with infected aerosols. The infection can be presented with variable manifestations and involment of cardiovascular, central nervous system, skeletal system, skin and gastrointestinal system. It is generally a disease with good prognosis; but the complicated involvement like of bone, cardiovascular and menegial site leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Here, we presents a case of brucella lymphadenitis of 9 years old patiens in whom admitted with isolated lmphadenopathy and recovered clinically and laboratory upon starting the treatment for brucellosis.