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

Rasim Gucalp, Niculae Ciobanu, Joseph Sparano, Mary Motyl, Penelope Carlisle, Peter 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
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 15 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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