Hematologic malignancies are associated with an increased incidence of fungal infections because of their immunosuppressive nature and the secondary immune dysfunction related to chemotherapy. Aspergillus and Candida are the most common fungi suspected in most of these cases, but other fungi can sometimes cause infection and go unrecognized. In this report, we describe a woman who developed disseminated fusariosis with endophthalmitis and was successfully treated.
From the Departments of *Haematology, and †Microbiology, ‡St Paul's Centre for the Diseases of the Eye, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Reprints: Jecko Thachil, MRCP, FRCPath, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.