Parasitic myositis in tropical Australia

Basuroy, Ron, Pennisi, Robert, Robertson, Thomas, Norton, Robert, Stokes, John, Reimers, Jon and Archer, John (2008) Parasitic myositis in tropical Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 188 4: 254-256.


Author Basuroy, Ron
Pennisi, Robert
Robertson, Thomas
Norton, Robert
Stokes, John
Reimers, Jon
Archer, John
Title Parasitic myositis in tropical Australia
Journal name Medical Journal of Australia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0025-729X
Publication date 2008-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 188
Issue 4
Start page 254
End page 256
Total pages 3
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject 11 Medical and Health Sciences
Abstract Case study. Three patients with Australian parasitic myositis caused by the muspiceoid nematode Haycocknema perplexum are described. Treatment with albendazole led to a slow and incomplete recovery, but treatment with steroids caused life-threatening deterioration.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
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