RICHARD MINTON, M.D.; RODOLFO V. YOUNG, M.D.; EDWARD SHANBROM, M.D.
The fungus Geotrichum, like Monilia, has been reported to cause a wide variety of pathologic conditions as well as to be a nonpathogen. Tonsillitis,1 conjunctivitis, bronchitis,2 cutaneous lesions,3 ulcerative rectal lesions,4 pulmonary diseases5 and septicemia6, 7 have been attributed to the organism. Two cases of Geotrichum septicemia are reported in an infant and in a debilitated aged individual.6-7 With these exceptions the English literature has been concerned mainly with bronchopulmonary geotrichosis. In 1934 Smith8 reported five cases, two pulmonary and three bronchial. In 1946 Kunstadter, Pendergrass, and Schubert9 reported one case of pulmonary and two of bronchial geotrichosis. Reeves,10
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
MINTON R, YOUNG RV, SHANBROM E. ENDOBRONCHIAL GEOTRICHOSIS(ENDOBRONCHIAL GEOTRICHOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1954;40:340–343. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-2-340
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(2):340-343.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only