Aureobasidium pullulans-Associated Invasive Mycosis in a Child with Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia: A Case Report

NS Bagirova1, AV Popa1, ТS Bogomolova2, NA Batmanova1, NV Dmitrieva1, IN Petukhova1, EN Sokolova1

1 NN Blokhin National Medical Cancer Research Center, 24 Kashirskoye sh., Moscow, Russian Federation, 115478

2 II Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University, 41 Kirochnaya str., Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 191015

For correspondence: Nataliya Sergeevna Bagirova, MD, PhD, 24 Kashirskoye sh., Moscow, Russian Federation, 115478; Tel.: 8(499)324-18-60; e-mail: nbagirova@mail.ru

For citation: Bagirova NS, Popa AV, Bogomolova ТS, et al. Aureobasidium pullulans-Associated Invasive Mycosis in a Child with Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia: A Case Report. Clinical oncohematology. 2018;11(3):259–64.

DOI: 10.21320/2500-2139-2018-11-3-259-264


ABSTRACT

Severe mycotic infection occurring mainly in immunocompromised patients often exacerbates the progression of the primary oncohematological disease. It is the first attempt in Russian literature to present clinical and microbiological characteristics of invasive mycosis caused by Aureobasidium pullulans in a child with acute myeloblastic leukemia after receiving cytoreductive and antifungal treatment with favourable outcome.

Keywords: Aureobasidium pullulans, acute myeloblastic leukemia, invasive mycosis.

Received: January 15, 2018

Accepted: April 8, 2018

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