Invasive aspergillosis in a patient with end stage renal disease


Cicek N., YILDIZ N. , KEPENEKLİ KADAYİFCİ E. , GÖKCE İ. , ALPAY H.

MEDICAL MYCOLOGY CASE REPORTS, cilt.18, ss.12-14, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 18
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2017.06.006
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL MYCOLOGY CASE REPORTS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.12-14

Özet

Invasive aspergillosis caused by A. Fumigatus, almost occurs in immunocompromised hosts and has a poor prognosis. We report a case of invasive Aspergillosis in a 15-year-old boy with ESRD. He was initially diagnosed as lobar pneumonia and peritonitis. When he complained for lower extremity weakness and had convulsions, a solid mass originated from right lung compresses the spinal cord and intracranial hemorrhagic abscesses were found on MRI. The biopsy specimen showed hypae of aspergillus-spp and he died on 12th day.