This is a case report of a 61-year-old cardiac transplant patient who developed a disseminated infection involving the upper extremity with a rare fungus known as Aspergillus ustus. The patient was successfully treated with aggressive serial debridements, antifungal medications, and reduction of immunosuppression. With these interventions, the patient avoided amputation despite the aggressive nature of this infection.
- Aspergillus ustus
- Case report
- Fungal hand infection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine