Mucormycosis. A complication of critical care.

@article{Agger1978MucormycosisAC,
  title={Mucormycosis. A complication of critical care.},
  author={William A. Agger and Dennis George Maki},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1978},
  volume={138 6},
  pages={
          925-7
        }
}
Lethal nosocomial mucormycosis developed in three previously well individuals while they were receiving intensive care for acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis, for cardiogenic shock, and for a ruptured intra-abdominal aortic aneurysm. In two cases, the condition was first seen as progressive cavitary pneumonia refractory to antibacterial therapy; Mucoraceae was identified in all three patients only at autopsy. Each patient had received large doses of corticosteroids and broad-spectrum antibiotics… CONTINUE READING

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