DISSEMINATED TRICHOSPORONOSIS INVOLVING LOBAR NEPHRONIA, MUSCULAR ABSCESSES AND CUTANEOUS PAPULES IN A PATIENT WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA: A CASE REPORT

Authors

  • Monchai Duangpraphat Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital
  • Worapong Nasomsong Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55374/jseamed.v8.200

Keywords:

Trichosporon asahii, Lobar nephronia, muscular abscess, fungemia, voriconazole

Abstract

 Trichosporon asahii has emerged as a severe life-threatening, opportunistic, systemic pathogen along with high mortality rates because of the increased use of cytotoxic or immunosuppressive drugs. We report a case of catheter-related T. asahii bloodstream infection complicated with multiple septic skin lesions in the extremities, lobar nephronia, and a muscular abscess in the neutropenic period after receiving chemotherapy. We successfully treated T. asahii infection using voriconazole for ten weeks without complications.

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2024-05-31

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Duangpraphat M, Nasomsong W. DISSEMINATED TRICHOSPORONOSIS INVOLVING LOBAR NEPHRONIA, MUSCULAR ABSCESSES AND CUTANEOUS PAPULES IN A PATIENT WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA: A CASE REPORT. J Southeast Asian Med Res [Internet]. 2024 May 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 16];8:e0200. Available from: https://jseamed.org/index.php/jseamed/article/view/200

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