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Psittacosis Bacteremia in a Patient with Sarcoidosis

ALAN A. HARRIS, M.D.; JOHN C. POTTAGE Jr., M.D.; HAROLD A. KESSLER, M.D.; MICHAEL ZEIHEN, M.D.; and STUART LEVIN, M.D.
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▸Requests for reprints should be addressed to Alan A. Harris, M.D.; Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, 1753 West Congress Parkway; Chicago, IL 60612.


Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; and Kenosha Medical Associates, Ltd., Kenosha, Wisconsin


Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(4):502-503. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-101-4-502
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Psittacosis and Sarcoidosis are febrile illnesses with protean manifestations. We describe the presentation of psittacosis in one of two siblings with a syndrome of familial sarcoidosis. Both had illnesses characterized by fever, rash, hilar adenopathy, and noncaseating granulomas in the liver. In one patient, Chlamydia psittaci was isolated from the blood. The liver of a pet parakeet contained the characteristic inclusions of C. psittaci. If not for the appropriate epidemiologic setting, psittacosis would not have been considered. A 32-year-old woman presented in December 1980 with a 2-week history of fever, rash, and arthralgias. She had a maculopapular, erythematous, blanching eruption

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