Cunninghamella bertholletiae and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia as a fatal complication of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

@article{Reed1988CunninghamellaBA,
  title={Cunninghamella bertholletiae and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia as a fatal complication of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.},
  author={Anne E. Reed and Barbara A. Body and Mitchell B. Austin and Henry F. Frierson},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1988},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={
          1470-2
        }
}
A unique patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia died with pneumonia caused by both Cunninghamella bertholletiae and Pneumocystis carinii. In tissue sections, the hyphae of C bertholletiae were twisted and ribbon-like, but were smaller than those typical for zygomycetes, displayed more than occasional septa, and exhibited Y branching, making histologic distinction from Aspergillus sp difficult. 
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