Invasive Aspergillus infection localized to the gastric wall: report of a case

@article{Karaman2012InvasiveAI,
  title={Invasive Aspergillus infection localized to the gastric wall: report of a case},
  author={Ibrahim Karaman and Ayşe Karaman and Esin Cengiz Boduroğlu and Derya Ars Erdoğan and G{\"o}n{\"u}l Tanır},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2012},
  volume={43},
  pages={682-684}
}
Invasive aspergillosis is most commonly seen in patients with immune disorders and usually in the lung. Local invasive aspergillosis of the gastrointestinal system is quite rare. A 13-year-old female without immune deficiency presented with acute abdomen due to full-thickness necrosis of the gastric fundus. The necrotic gastric wall was excised and the stomach repaired. The pathology revealed a gastric ulcer with invading Aspergillus hyphae and spores. Aspergillosis is an opportunistic… CONTINUE READING