Esophageal perforation secondary to angio-invasive Candida glabrata following hemopoietic stem cell transplantation

H. A.M. Tran, J. M. Vincent, M. A. Slavin, A. Grigg

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Esophageal perforation due to Candida glabrata is a rare entity. This organism is uncommonly recognized to be angio-invasive and cause gastrointestinal tract perforation. Herein, we describe a case of invasive C. glabrata infection leading to esophageal perforation in a patient undergoing hemopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1215-1218
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes

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