Successful treatment of disseminated Fusarium infection after autologous bone marrow transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia.

Abstract

Disseminated Fusarium is a rare but life-threatening infection of severely immunocompromised patients. A fatal outcome has been described in all reported cases of Fusarium infection occurring after bone marrow transplantation. We describe a patient who developed disseminated Fusarium infection with a secondary fungal endophthalmitis after an autologous bone… (More)

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