Infection due to Absidia corymbifera in a patient with a massive crush trauma of the foot.

Abstract

We report the case of a patient with a massive crushing trauma of the right foot who developed a local infection due to Absidia corymbifera. Systemic and local antifungal therapy with ketoconazole associated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) yielded a rapid clinical and microbiological resolution. Controlled clinical studies are warranted to further… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics