Kristina Hochauf

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We report on a stem cell-transplanted patient with B cell chronic lymphatic leukemia who presented with a subacute onset of focal neurological deficits, gait abnormalities, emotional lability and dementia. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy was diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain and detection of JC virus genome in the(More)
We report a case of a 62-year-old female patient who developed peritonitis after receiving a renal transplant. Candida glabrata was detected and treated with voriconazole. As the patient did not improve under therapy, laparotomy was performed. Mould-like plaques were found on the peritoneum. Using culture as well as pan-fungal polymerase chain reaction(More)
A case of a sporotrichoid cutaneous infection caused by Mycobacterium marinum is reported. A 53- year-old male patient presented with red, partly purulent nodular lesions on the back of his left hand, forearm, and upper medial arm that had developed consecutively during the past 4 weeks. A mycobacterial infection with M. marinum was confirmed by molecular(More)
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a neurotropic human alphaherpes virus that causes varicella (chickenpox) initially and zoster upon reactivation of latent infection. In adults and immunocompromised patients, severe clinical complications can occur. In 1992, a new immunodeficiency syndrome called idiopathic CD4 T-cell lymphocytopenia (ICL) was first(More)
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