Invasive Exserohilum sinusitis in a patient with aplastic anemia

P. Rocco LaSala, Michael B. Smith, Michael R. McGinnis, Kwesi Sackey, Janak Patel, Suimin Qiu

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Abstract

A case of acute, invasive, sinusitis caused by the dematiaceous mold Exserohilum rostratum is presented. Herein we examine the subtypes of fungal sinusitis and briefly discuss some characteristics, pathologic and microbiologic differential diagnoses and management strategies of Exserohilum sinus infection in an immunocompromised patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)939-941
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume24
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2005

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Aplastic Anemia
Sinusitis
Immunocompromised Host
Differential Diagnosis
Fungi
Infection

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)

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Invasive Exserohilum sinusitis in a patient with aplastic anemia. / LaSala, P. Rocco; Smith, Michael B.; McGinnis, Michael R.; Sackey, Kwesi; Patel, Janak; Qiu, Suimin.

In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Vol. 24, No. 10, 10.2005, p. 939-941.

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LaSala, P. Rocco ; Smith, Michael B. ; McGinnis, Michael R. ; Sackey, Kwesi ; Patel, Janak ; Qiu, Suimin. / Invasive Exserohilum sinusitis in a patient with aplastic anemia. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2005 ; Vol. 24, No. 10. pp. 939-941.
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