Disseminated aspergillosis after fungemia in a patient with extragonadal germ cell tumor undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation

Rasim A. Gucalp, N. Ciobanu, Joseph A. Sparano, M. Motyl, P. Carlisle, P. H. Wiernik

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Abstract

In a 40-year-old man with extragonadal germ cell tumor, Aspergillus fumigatus disseminated hematogenously from a skin infection at a Hickman catheter exit site after autologous bone marrow transplantation. A notable aspect of this case was the absence of neutropenia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1842-1844
Number of pages3
JournalCancer
Volume68
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1991

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Fungemia
Aspergillus fumigatus
Aspergillosis
Autologous Transplantation
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Neutropenia
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Catheters
Skin
Infection

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  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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Disseminated aspergillosis after fungemia in a patient with extragonadal germ cell tumor undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation. / Gucalp, Rasim A.; Ciobanu, N.; Sparano, Joseph A.; Motyl, M.; Carlisle, P.; Wiernik, P. H.

In: Cancer, Vol. 68, No. 8, 1991, p. 1842-1844.

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