Invasive gastrointestinal zygomycosis in a liver transplant recipient: case report.

  title={Invasive gastrointestinal zygomycosis in a liver transplant recipient: case report.},
  author={Alonso H. Vera and Stefan G. Hubscher and Paul Mcmaster and John A. C. Buckels},
  volume={73 1},
BACKGROUND Gastric zygomycosis is a rare but potentially lethal complication in transplant patients. Forty-two cases of gastric mucormycosis have been described in the literature, with a mortality of 98%. METHODS We report of a case of gastric mucormycosis in a 45-year-old male undergoing liver transplantation for alcohol-induced cirrhosis. The diagnosis was made 20 days after transplantation in a biopsy of a bleeding gastric ulcer identified during a reoperation for a common bile duct… CONTINUE READING


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