Aspergillus-induced small bowel obstruction in a leukemic newborn.


Journal Article

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Raaf, JH; Donahoe, PK; Truman, JT; Robboy, SJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 81 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 111 - 113

PubMed ID

  • 16977756

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16977756

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-7361

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0039-6060


  • eng