MILTON M. HARTMAN, M.D.
Acute primary Friedländer bacillus pneumonia is such an uncommon and highly fatal disease that any recovery from it should be reported in the hope that our present therapeutic armamentarium may receive some useful modification or addition. When the patient surviving this usually fatal type of infection is 70 years old at the time of his illness, thereby becoming the oldest reported case, his physician has the additional pleasure and privilege of reporting a medical curiosity.
As shown by Sisson,1 Belk,2 and Solomon,3 primary Friedländer bacillus pneumonia presents a definite clinical picture, with a characteristic age incidence (the large majority of
HARTMAN MM. RECOVERY FROM ACUTE FRIEDLÄNDER PNEUMONIA; REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:513–521. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-513
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):513-521.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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