Legionella pneumophilaPneumonia in Two Infants Treated with Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

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Abstract

Patients with infantile spasms, an intractable epileptic disorder, often are treated with adrenocorticotropic hormone. Legionella pneumophila is a rare cause of pneumonia in children. We describe 2 infants with Legionella pneumonia whose infection occurred within 1 month after starting adrenocorticotropic hormone.

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