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.

ABSTRACT

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.

PMID:33768850 | PMC:PMC7981601 | DOI:10.1002/ccr3.3775

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