Dissemineret fusariose hos en patient med akut lymfoblastær leukæmi

Niels Emil Ulrich Hermansen, Elisabeth Methner Ralfkiaer, Lars Kjeldsen

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    Abstract

    Invasive mould infections are a major cause of infectious mortality in highly immunosuppressed patients. Incidence in this high risk group is 10-20% with a death rate in excess of 50%. Most invasive moulds are Aspergillus spp. We present a case of a 74-year-old woman with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia who developed a rare disseminated mould infection with Fusarium solani during induction chemotherapy. We present the case story and discuss the pathogenesis, clinical characteristics and treatment of invasive fusariosis.
    Bidragets oversatte titelDisseminated fusariosis in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    OriginalsprogDansk
    Sider (fra-til)2892
    Antal sider1
    TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
    Vol/bind170
    Udgave nummer37
    StatusUdgivet - sep. 2008

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