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Jimena Sanz-Bueno, María Castellanos-González, José Luis Rodríguez-Peralto, Raquel Rivera
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June 4, 2013: Medicina Clínica
Andreu Llorente, Ignacio Perez-Valero, E García, I Heras, V Fraile, P García, J López, M Salavert, F Bobillo
AIM: To investigate mortality risk factors in patients with zygomycosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective case history review of patients diagnosed with proven zygomicosis in 17 centres in Spain. We compared demographics and risk factors in patients who survived, and in those who died. RESULTS: We identified twenty-five patients with proven zygomycosis. The primary site of infection was rhino-orbito-cerebral (28%) and disseminated (20%) or cutaneous/soft infections (20%) of the patients...
April 2011: Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica
B Madrigal, J J Arenal, A Torres, M J Peñarrubia, A Vara, M Ruiz, A Hernández, P Enríquez
We report a case of intestinal mucormycosis in a 46-year-old male diagnosed with classical Hodgkin's disease, IV-B stage. During the first phase of chemotherapy he had a massive digestive bleeding event secondary to a jejunal ulcer, and zygomicosis mucor-type was diagnosed by endoscopic biopsy. The patient was treated with antifungal drugs and surgical resection of the intestine involved. At surgery a double covered perforation of the jejunum was seen. Pathological examination confirmed the previous diagnosis...
August 2008: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
Laura Denzoin-Vulcano, Fernando Fogel, María O Tapias, Adriana Schettino, Luis Zaror, Josep Guarro-Artigas
We report a case of abdominal zygomicosis in a Doberman bitch. Clinical signs consisted of urinary incontinence and hard abdominal masses detected by palpation. The masses were surgically removed by exploratory laparatomy and had a tumoral-like appearance. A granulomatous reaction containing coarse and non septate hyphae was the main histological finding. Direct microscopic examination revealed the presence of fungal structures. On Sabouraud honey agar the fungus developed fluffy, greyish white colonies that were identified as Absidia corymbifera on the basis of their macro and microscopic morphology...
June 2005: Revista Iberoamericana de Micología
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