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Recurrence ofFusarium solani abscess formation in an otherwise healthy patient

Rezidivierende, abszedierendeFusarium solani -Infektion bei einer sonst gesunden Patientin

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Summary

Fusarium spp. are usually considered opportunistic fungi in humans. A case ofFusarium solani abscess formation of the foot in an immunocompetent patient in whom recurrence occurred even after intravenous amphotericin B treatment is presented here.

Zusammenfassung

Fusarium wird im allgemeinen als opportunistischer Pilz beim Menschen angesehen. Im Fuß einer Patientin ohne Abwehrschwäche trat eine abszedierende Infektion durchFusarium solani auf, die sogar nach intravenöser Amphotericin B-Therapie rezidivierte.

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Leu, H.S., Lee, A.Y.S. & Kuo, T.T. Recurrence ofFusarium solani abscess formation in an otherwise healthy patient. Infection 23, 303–305 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01716292

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  • Public Health
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • General Practice
  • Amphotericin