Empyema and Pericarditis by Salmonella Group D Complicating Malignant Thymoma with Pleural Metastasis

흉선종의 흉막전이에 동반된 Group D Salmonella 농흉 및 심낭염 -1예 보고-

  • 조덕곤 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 흉부외과학교실) ;
  • 조민섭 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 흉부외과학교실) ;
  • 송소향 (가톨릭대학교 성빈센트병원 내과학교실) ;
  • 김치홍 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 흉부외과학교실) ;
  • 이선희 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 흉부외과학교실) ;
  • 조규도 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 흉부외과학교실)
  • Published : 2004.04.01


Non-typhoid salmonella infection frequently associated with bacteremia rarely been reported in immunocom-promized patients with malignant neoplasms, diabetes or extended use of corticosteroids. Especially, concomitant pleural empyema and pericarditis due to non-typhoid salmonella. infection is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of concomitant empyema and pericarditis in malignant thymoma with pleural. metastasis complicated by salmonella group D infection with brief review of literature.


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