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Type: Journal article
Title: Successful treatment of cutaneous and subcutaneous zygomycosis in an immunosuppressed patient with aplastic anaemia
Author: Chan, Y.
Goldwater, P.
Saxon, B.
Citation: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2007; 43(1-2):87-89
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Asia
Issue Date: 2007
ISSN: 1034-4810
1440-1754
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Yumin Chan, Paul Goldwater and Ben Saxon
Abstract: Zygomycosis in patients with persistent neutropenia had been associated with poor outcomes despite aggressive surgical and antifungal therapy. We describe the case of a 10-year-old girl with aplastic anaemia and persistent neutropenia who developed cutaneous and subcutaneous zygomycosis of her right thigh that was successfully treated with extensive surgical debridement, intravenous liposomal amphotericin B, later changed to oral posaconazole for long-term suppressive therapy and granulocyte colony stimulating factor.
Keywords: Humans; Zygomycosis; Anemia, Aplastic; Treatment Outcome; Immunocompromised Host; Child; South Australia; Female
Description: Copyright © 2007 The Authors The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com
RMID: 0020070048
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01010.x
Published version: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01010
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