Pediatric Fulminant Leptospirosis Complicated by Pericardial Tamponade, Macrophage Activation Syndrome and Sclerosing Cholangitis.

Yeşilbaş O. , Kıhtır H. S. , Yıldırım H. M. , Hatipoğlu N., Şevketoğlu E.

Balkan medical journal, vol.33, pp.578-580, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2016.151240
  • Title of Journal : Balkan medical journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.578-580


Background: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. Although it is usually asymptomatic and self-limited, severe potentially fatal illness accompanied by multi-organ failure may occur.