Complications of Psittacosis


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About complications: Complications of Psittacosis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Psittacosis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Psittacosis and complications of Psittacosis is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Psittacosis: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Psittacosis includes:

Complications of Psittacosis: Endocarditis, hepatitis, and neurologic complications may occasionally occur. Severe pneumonia requiring intensive-care support may also occur. Fatal cases have been reported.1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Psittacosis: DBMD

Last revision: April 3, 2003

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