Delayed Diagnosis of Whipple’s Disease Complicated by Jarisch–Herxheimer Reaction to Ceftriaxone Treatment: A Case Report and Literature Review

Marcus C.C. Clarke, Ric N. Price

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Abstract

Whipple’s disease is a rare chronic infection caused by the actinomycete Tropheryma whipplei. Patients commonly present with gastrointestinal symptoms. We present a case of classic Whipple’s disease complicated by a probable Jarisch–Herxheimer reaction following the initiation of ceftriaxone treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Article number40
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalTropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2022

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