Disseminated invasive aspergillosis is a serious and potentially lethal infectious complication of immunosuppressed individuals, including transplant recipients. We report here a successfully treated case of disseminated Aspergillus fumigatus infection involving the lungs, brain, and endocardium in a multivisceral transplant recipient. In addition to supportive measures, the patient was aggressively treated with a combination of three antifungal agents, and all immunosuppression was significantly lowered with close observation for rejection. After 3 months of therapy, the patient cleared the fungal infection, made a full recovery of his cerebral function, and was discharged to a rehabilitation facility.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jan 2007|
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