Absidia corymbifera necrotizing cellulitis in an immunocompromised patient while on voriconazole treatment

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Dear Editor, Here we report on a case of Absidia corymbifera infection in a leukemia patient while on voriconazole prophylaxis for an Aspergillus fumigatus lung infection. A 76-year-old male, a controlled diabetic with acute myelogenous secondary leukemia, was admitted to hospital in June 2007 because of fever, pain, edema, and erythema around a localized… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-008-0468-x

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@article{Pasticci2008AbsidiaCN, title={Absidia corymbifera necrotizing cellulitis in an immunocompromised patient while on voriconazole treatment}, author={Maria Bruna Pasticci and Adelmo Terenzi and Luigi Maria Lapalorcia and Paolo Giovenale and Lucia Pitzurra and Vincenzo Costantini and Alessandra Lignani and Grazia Gurdo and Fabio Verzini and Franco Baldelli}, journal={Annals of Hematology}, year={2008}, volume={87}, pages={687-689} }