Aspergillosis osteomyelitis and joint infection in a renal transplant recipient


Ersoy A. , Akdag I., Akalin H. , Sarisozen B. , Ener B.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.39, no.5, pp.1662-1663, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2006.11.020
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1662-1663

Abstract

Invasive Aspergillosis occurs in almost every human organ, most commonly in the lungs. Bone involvement classically has been considered exceedingly rare for both immunocompromised and immunocompetent hosts, however, there are limited data in transplant recipients. We report an unusual case of osteomyelitis and joint infection of the ankle caused by Aspergillus fumigatus in a renal transplant recipient.