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Friedman Emanuel M.D.; Blahut, Robert J. M.D.; Bender, Michael D. M.D.
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology: December 1987
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A 39-year-old man with severe diabetes mellitus, chronic pancreatic insufficiency, intrapancreatic choledochal stricture, and secondary biliary cirrhosis developed postsurgical fungemia and large hepatic abscesses due to Torulopsis glabrata. These were treated successfully with a combination of amphotericin B and percutaneous drainage of the liver abscesses. We believe this is the first reported case of such infection due to this normally saprophytic agent.

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