Invasive aspergillosis in a patient with end stage renal disease

  title={Invasive aspergillosis in a patient with end stage renal disease},
  author={Neslihan Çiçek and Nurdan Yildiz and Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci and Ibrahim Gokçe and H Erden Alpay},
  booktitle={Medical mycology case reports},
Invasive aspergillosis caused by A. Fumigatus, almost occurs in immunocompromised hosts and has a poor prognosis. We report a case of invasive Aspergillosis in a 15-year-old boy with ESRD. He was initially diagnosed as lobar pneumonia and peritonitis. When he complained for lower extremity weakness and had convulsions, a solid mass originated from right lung compresses the spinal cord and intracranial hemorrhagic abscesses were found on MRI. The biopsy specimen showed hypae of aspergillus-spp… CONTINUE READING


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