Gastrointestinal zygomycosis due to Rhizopus microsporus var. rhizopodiformis as a manifestation of chronic granulomatous disease.
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SourceMedical Mycology, 46, 5, (2008), pp. 491-4
Article / Letter to editor
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Paediatrics - OUD tm 2017
SubjectN4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation; N4i 2: Invasive mycoses and compromised host; NCMLS 1: Immunity, infection and tissue repair; NCMLS 1: Infection and autoimmunity; NCMLS 6: Genetics and epigenetic pathways of disease; ONCOL 1: Hereditary cancer and cancer-related syndromes; ONCOL 2: Age-related aspects of cancer; ONCOL 3: Translational research; UMCN 1.2: Molecular diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring; UMCN 1.3: Tumor microenvironment; UMCN 4.1: Microbial pathogenesis and host defense
A case of gastrointestinal zygomycosis in a 10-month-old boy with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is presented. Zygomycetes are an uncommon cause of fungal disease in CGD patients and gastrointestinal zygomycosis has not been previously described in individuals with CGD. To improve outcome, a timely and correct diagnosis is of utmost importance.
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