, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 735–736 | Cite as

Pancoast’s syndrome: an unusual presentation of invasive pneumococcal disease

  • Kyong-Hee Lee
  • Kiyozumi SuzukiEmail author
  • Masashi Tsuru
  • Arifumi Takazawa
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We thank Kazunari Kumasaka at Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ageo Central General Hospital and Katsuko Okuzumi at Division of Infection Control, Dokkyo Medical University Hospital for assistance with serotyping of the S. pneumoniae isolates.

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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyong-Hee Lee
    • 1
  • Kiyozumi Suzuki
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Masashi Tsuru
    • 1
  • Arifumi Takazawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency Room and General MedicineAgeo Central General HospitalAgeoJapan
  2. 2.Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal MedicineNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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