Central Nervous System Fungal Infections in Children With Leukemia and Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Retrospective Multicenter Study


Karaman S., Kebudi R., Kizilocak H., Karakas Z., Demirag B., SEZGİN EVİM M., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, vol.44, no.8, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mph.0000000000002499
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: central nervous system, fungal infections, leukemia, pediatrics, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, MOLD INFECTIONS, MANAGEMENT, ASPERGILLOSIS, CANCER, NEUTROPENIA, DIAGNOSIS
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Central nervous system fungal infections (CNSFI) are seen in patients with hematologic malignancies and have high morbidity and mortality. Because of their rarity, there is limited data on CNSFI in children with no established treatment protocols or guidelines.