Posaconazole as first line treatment for disseminated zygomycosis

Trisha Peel, John Daffy, Karin Thursky, Peter Stanley, Kirsty Buising

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Abstract

We describe the first case report of posaconazole use as first line agent in the treatment of disseminated zygomycosis with prosthetic hip joint and pulmonary involvement due to Rhizopus microsporus. This infection occurred in a heavily immunosuppressed patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)542-545
Number of pages4
JournalMycoses
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008
Externally publishedYes

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