Myocardial and aortal involvement in a case of disseminated infection with Fusarium solani after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: report of a case.

We describe a 57-year-old woman suffering from acute erythroblastic leukaemia. After the first course of high-dose Ara-C containing consolidation therapy, the patient developed multiple skin lesions on the left foot. A skin biopsy revealed a Fusarium infection. The lesions regressed under therapy with caspofungin and voriconazole. Leukaemia relapsed after 1… CONTINUE READING