Mucormycosis following bone marrow transplantation

Patricia L. Myskowski, Arthur E. Brown, Robert Dinsmore, Timothy Kiehn, Fitzroy Edwards, Brian Wong, Bijan Safai, Donald Armstrong

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Abstract

Disseminated mucormycosis, presenting with a cutaneous lesion, developed in a 20-year-old woman following bone marrow transplantation. The infecting organism was identified as Rhizopus rhizopodiformis. Despite early diagnosis and therapy with amphotericin B, the patient died.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-115
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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