Libyan Journal of Medical Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 46--48

Acute pancreatitis, meningitis, sacroiliitis, and epididymo-orchitis: What is the link?


Mushtak Al-Gherbawe1, Shireen Suliman2, Jassim Shah2, Deena Mudawi2, Ammar Madeni2, Abdul-Naser Elzouki1 
1 Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation; Weill Cornell Medical College of Qatar, Doha, Qatar
2 Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Mushtak Al-Gherbawe
Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation; Weill Cornell Medical College of Qatar, Doha
Qatar

A 41-year-old male patient admitted with the complaints of fever, dizziness, abdominal pain, and scrotal swelling over the last 2 months. Clinical examination and laboratory tests revealed evidence of meningitis, pancreatitis, left sacroiliitis, and epididymo-orchitis. Blood culture revealed Brucella species and serology showed very high antibody titer against Brucella melitensis and B. abortus. The patient was started on ceftriaxone, doxycycline, and rifampicin, after which his general condition improved. He was discharged to continue intravenous antibiotics for 2 weeks after normalization of cerebrospinal fluid in addition to continuation of oral antibiotic for a total course of 6 months.


How to cite this article:
Al-Gherbawe M, Suliman S, Shah J, Mudawi D, Madeni A, Elzouki AN. Acute pancreatitis, meningitis, sacroiliitis, and epididymo-orchitis: What is the link?.Libyan J Med Sci 2017;1:46-48


How to cite this URL:
Al-Gherbawe M, Suliman S, Shah J, Mudawi D, Madeni A, Elzouki AN. Acute pancreatitis, meningitis, sacroiliitis, and epididymo-orchitis: What is the link?. Libyan J Med Sci [serial online] 2017 [cited 2022 Jun 29 ];1:46-48
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