Dual fungal infection with Lomentospora prolificans and Aspergillus fumigatus: A pathogenetic diagnosis elucidated after two decades by sequential examinations
Clin Case Rep. 2021 Jan 18;9(3):1383-1386. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.3775. eCollection 2021 Mar.
A 44-year-old male Japanese was admitted for further post-remission treatments for acute myeloid leukemia. He developed a right orbital abscess. An isolate of Lomentospora prolificans was obtained from the lesion, and orbital biopsy also revealed the presence of Aspergillus fumigatus. This fatal case involved a concurrent dual fungal infection.