Conservative treatment of malignant (invasive) external otitis caused by Aspergillus flavus with oral itraconazole solution in a neutropenic patient.

@article{Finer2002ConservativeTO,
  title={Conservative treatment of malignant (invasive) external otitis caused by Aspergillus flavus with oral itraconazole solution in a neutropenic patient.},
  author={Gal Finer and David Greenberg and Eugene Leibovitz and Alberto Leiberman and Ilan Shelef and Joseph Kapelushnik},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={227-9}
}
Aspergillus flavus causes invasive external otitis associated with severe infection of the skull base. A combination of amphotericin B, surgical debridement and long-term itraconazole is considered the therapy of choice. We report a case of invasive external otitis due to A. flavus that was treated successfully with a short course of amphotericin B and long… CONTINUE READING