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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stiefel, M; Reiß, T; Staege, MS; Rengelshausen, J; Burhenne, J; Wawer, A; Foell, JL 
Title:
Successful treatment with voriconazole of Aspergillus brain abscess in a boy with medulloblastoma. 
Abstract:
Invasive aspergillosis is an increasing problem in immuno-incompetent patients after prolonged steroid therapy, cancer radio-chemotherapy, and bone marrow or solid organ transplantation. Cerebral aspergillosis is a well-described complication of the invasive aspergillosis but only in rare cases, the brain is the sole site of infection. Despite increasing availability of antifungal drugs, the prognosis of cerebral aspergillosis is poor. We report on an 11-year-old boy with medulloblastoma in the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Blood Cancer 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
203-207 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1545-5009 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik