ptYEB (32): acute IPA, following AML and GVH

Case number: 

32

pt_initials: 

-

Anonymised initials: 

ptYEB

Diagnosis: 

Acute IPA

Demographics: 

39/M

Underlying/comorbid conditions: 

AML + HSCT + GvH

Summary: 

A 39-year-old Caucasian male, post allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), complicated with grade II graft-versus-host-disease, presented with cough, dyspnea and neutropenia with pulmonary infiltrates consistent with pulmonary aspergillosis, which progressed on 11 days of AmBisome; received micafungin for 180 days in combination with AmBisome for 117 days and with itraconazole for 20 days; completed therapy with a complete response and was continued on oral itraconazole maintenance antifungal therapy.

Species: 

  • Aspergillus fumigatus

Tag: 

Clinic (country): 

National Aspergillosis Centre (Manchester, UK)

Initials (for sorting): 

1YEB

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