UNLABELLED Rapidly fatal cases of invasive fungal infections due to a fungus later identified as Saprochaete clavata were reported in France in May 2012. The objectives of this study were to determine the clonal relatedness of the isolates and to investigate possible sources of contamination. A nationwide alert was launched to collect cases. Molecular… (More)
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) is considered a minimally invasive procedure, yet cement leakage into the circulation may result in serious complications. Here, we are reporting a case of pulmonary embolism following PV for treatment of osteoporotic compression vertebral fracture.