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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 582-584

Invasive fungal consecutive infections in a patient with acute myeloid leukaemia


1 Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Clinical Pathology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Dr. M Salehi
Imam Khomeini Hospital, Keshavarz Boulevard, Tehran
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_359_17

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A woman with AML who became febrile and neutropenic after chemotherapy. At the first, Aspergillus was isolated from a sinus biopsy. After 4 weeks, while she was taking voriconazole, another episode of fever combined with dry coughs was detected. Fungal culture and histopathology of sinus biopsy revealed mucormycosis.


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