Hepatosplenic candidiasis

Case contributed by Dr Alexandre Terra Fontes

Presentation

Immunosuppressed patient performing chemotherapy for acute lymphocytic leukemia and persistent fever with antibiotic therapy.

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Female
CT

Multiple small hypodense nodules in the liver and spleen.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent liver biopsy which demonstrated rare fungal forms and no malignant cells.

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Case information

rID: 31152
Published: 23rd Sep 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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