Pancreatitis, sepsis, and joint pain

Fabienne Daguilh, Kamakshi Baig

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Abstract

We report a case of epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea in a patient who had returned from vacation in a Central American country. Unilateral wrist pain and, later, unilateral knee pain developed. Chromobacterium violaceum was eventually identified from blood cultures. We review the manifestations of infection with this opportunistic pathogen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-17
Number of pages2
JournalInfections in Medicine
Volume21
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

Keywords

  • Chromobacterium
  • Pancreatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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