Cryptococcal osteomyelitis in an adolescent survivor of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Cryptococcosis is infrequent in children, and isolated cryptococcal osteomyelitis is rarely encountered. Here, we describe a 14-year-old patient in remission from T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia with osteomyelitis because of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii. The patient was effectively treated with antifungal therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oh, D-Y; Madhusoodhan, PP; Springer, DJ; Inglima, K; Chaudhri, AA; Heitman, J; Raetz, EA; Khaitan, A; Rigaud, M

Published Date

  • June 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 662 - 666

PubMed ID

  • 25806844

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4431918

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-0987

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/INF.0000000000000687


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States