Invasive intracerebral fungal infection in a leukaemic patient.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/240031
Title:
Invasive intracerebral fungal infection in a leukaemic patient.
Authors:
O'Brien, Deirdre; Lim, Chor Hiang; Farrell, Michael; O'Marcaigh, Aengus; Rawluk, Daniel; Fitzpatrick, Fidelma; Smyth, Edmond
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland. de.obrien@svuh.ie
Citation:
Invasive intracerebral fungal infection in a leukaemic patient. 2012, 26 (3):423-5 Br J Neurosurg
Journal:
British journal of neurosurgery
Issue Date:
Jun-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/240031
DOI:
10.3109/02688697.2011.633638
PubMed ID:
22111983
Abstract:
Intracerebral abscesses secondary to Zygomycosis are potentially fatal. A 12-year-old girl with acute promyelocytic leukaemia was successfully treated for intracerebral abscess caused by Zygomycosis with complete surgical excision and combination antifungal therapy.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Antifungal Agents; Brain Abscess; Child; Drug Therapy, Combination; Female; Humans; Immunocompromised Host; Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute; Opportunistic Infections; Zygomycosis
ISSN:
1360-046X

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, Deirdreen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLim, Chor Hiangen_GB
dc.contributor.authorFarrell, Michaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Marcaigh, Aengusen_GB
dc.contributor.authorRawluk, Danielen_GB
dc.contributor.authorFitzpatrick, Fidelmaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSmyth, Edmonden_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-27T11:50:37Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-27T11:50:37Z-
dc.date.issued2012-06-
dc.identifier.citationInvasive intracerebral fungal infection in a leukaemic patient. 2012, 26 (3):423-5 Br J Neurosurgen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1360-046X-
dc.identifier.pmid22111983-
dc.identifier.doi10.3109/02688697.2011.633638-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/240031-
dc.description.abstractIntracerebral abscesses secondary to Zygomycosis are potentially fatal. A 12-year-old girl with acute promyelocytic leukaemia was successfully treated for intracerebral abscess caused by Zygomycosis with complete surgical excision and combination antifungal therapy.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to British journal of neurosurgeryen_GB
dc.subject.meshAntifungal Agents-
dc.subject.meshBrain Abscess-
dc.subject.meshChild-
dc.subject.meshDrug Therapy, Combination-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshImmunocompromised Host-
dc.subject.meshLeukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute-
dc.subject.meshOpportunistic Infections-
dc.subject.meshZygomycosis-
dc.titleInvasive intracerebral fungal infection in a leukaemic patient.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Clinical Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland. de.obrien@svuh.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalBritish journal of neurosurgeryen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren

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