Skip Navigation LinksHome > October 2013 - Volume 32 - Issue 10 > Fatal Outcome of Rhino-orbital-cerebral Mucormycosis Due to...
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31829e69e7
Brief Reports

Fatal Outcome of Rhino-orbital-cerebral Mucormycosis Due to Bilateral Internal Carotid Occlusion in a Child After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Abela, Lucia MD*; Toelle, Sandra P. MD*; Hackenberg, Annette MD*; Scheer, Ianina MD; Güngör, Tayfun MD; Plecko, Barbara MD*

Supplemental Author Material
Collapse Box


Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis is a rare fulminant opportunistic fungal infection that particularly occurs in immunocompromised patients. We present a case of fatal invasive rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis complicated by bilateral thrombotic occlusion of the internal carotid artery with consequent cerebral infarction in a 5-year-old boy after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute pre–B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


Article Tools


Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.