Aspergillus flavus myositis in a patient after liver transplantation.

  title={Aspergillus flavus myositis in a patient after liver transplantation.},
  author={Dong Li and Dian Rong Xiu and Ruo Yu Li and Ricardo A. Samson and Gert Sybren de Hoog and Duan Li Wang},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  volume={22 4},
We describe the first case of Aspergillus myositis caused by Aspergillus flavus in a liver transplant patient. The patient was a 43-year-old man who underwent liver transplantation because of end-stage hepatic cirrhosis. He experienced pain in his left calf two months after the operation. Nodules with weakness, swelling, and flaring were found in the calf two wk later. Color ultrasonic examination showed uneven resonance in the left gastrocnemius. Needle aspiration and biopsy of the muscle… CONTINUE READING


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