Cutaneous mucormycosis due to Absidia corymbifera occurring after bone marrow transplantation

  title={Cutaneous mucormycosis due to Absidia corymbifera occurring after bone marrow transplantation},
  author={K Y Leong and B. Crowley and Benajmin White and G Crotty and DS O’Briain and C Keane and S F McCann},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
Mucormycosis is an uncommon severe life-threatening fungal infection in the immunocompromised host caused by fungi belonging to the order Mucorales, most commonly Rhizopus arrhizus (R. oryzae). We report a patient who developed a severe right atrial catheter exit site infection with Absidia corymbifera. The catheter was removed and necrotic tissue debrided. With liposomal amphotericin B and G-CSF, the infection subsided. He remains well 8 months later. 

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