Long time survival after reduced chemotherapy ina 15-year-old patient with AML and Candida krusei sepsis and eye involvement.

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A 15-year-old boy with AML develops a fulminant candida krusei sepsis complicated by acute blindness due to enophthalmitis and subsequent bleeding during prolonged pancytopenia after induction therapy. Despite a low dose prophylaxis with oral nystatine and i. v. amphotericin B (ampho B) three times a week (0.8 mg/kg). Under an early intensified therapy with… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1239536

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@article{Bernbeck2009LongTS, title={Long time survival after reduced chemotherapy ina 15-year-old patient with AML and Candida krusei sepsis and eye involvement.}, author={Benedikt Bernbeck and Gisela Janssen and Sibylle Winterhalter and D T Schneider and Ruediger Wessalowski}, journal={Klinische Padiatrie}, year={2009}, volume={221 6}, pages={384-5} }