Cerebral mucormycosis after liver transplantation: a case report.

  title={Cerebral mucormycosis after liver transplantation: a case report.},
  author={Michael C. Webb and Lorraine Dowdy and C C Bundschu and Jos{\'e} Ac Nery and Eugene R Schiff and AndreasG. Tzakis},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  volume={12 6},
A fatal case of cerebral mucormycosis occurring shortly after liver transplantation is described. The patient was a 32-yr-old male with advanced end-stage liver disease manifested by tense ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, deepening jaundice and anuria requiring hemodialysis. The 3rd day after successful liver transplantation the patient developed acute respiratory failure, then focal motor signs. Computed tomography showed fluid in the left maxillary sinus, partial opacification of… CONTINUE READING


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