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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 207-211

Double whammy: A rare disorder complicating a common infection – A case report and review of literature


Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Uma Devaraj
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, John Nagar, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru - 560 034, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ejop.ejop_50_19

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Gorham-stout disease (gsd), is a rare disorder of unknown etiology. although a non-malignant, non-infectious condition, gsd results in massive destruction of bones by osteolysis secondary to proliferation of blood vessels. we present a young man afflicted with this condition with coexisting tuberculous pleural effusion and the successful outcome with treatment.


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