Aspergillus-induced small bowel obstruction in a leukemic newborn.
An infant with congenital acute myelocytic leukemia, who was being treated with chemotherapeutic agents, developed obstruction and infarction of the ileum due to occlusion of mesenteric arteries by Aspergillus hyphae. This case demonstrates how blood vessel occlusion by occult aspergillosis can present clinically as a surgical emergency.
Raaf, JH; Donahoe, PK; Truman, JT; Robboy, SJ
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