Legionella pneumonia with severe rhabdomyolysis

Muhamamd A Shahzad, Samuel P Fitzgerald and Mrudula H Kanhere
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00611
Published online: 16 November 2015

A 41-year-old man presented with a 5-day history of fever, non-productive cough and shortness of breath associated with copious watery diarrhoea and excessive fatigue. Apart from heavy smoking and alcohol misuse, there was no significant past medical history including no recent travel.

  • Muhamamd A Shahzad1
  • Samuel P Fitzgerald1
  • Mrudula H Kanhere2

  • 1 Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA
  • 2 Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide, SA


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