Side effects of anti-fungal drugs – drug rashes. Patient PW: Amphotericin B rash. Livido reticularis – type rash on the elbows, associated with amphotericin B deoxycholate treatment, which resolved after discontinuing therapy.
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is most commonly seen in immunocompromised patients. Besides, skin lesions may also develop due to invasive aspergillosis in those patients. A 49-year-old male patient was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.
The patient developed bullous and zosteriform lesions on the skin after the 21st day of hospitalization. The skin biopsy showed hyphae. Disseminated skin aspergillosis was diagnosed to the patient.
Voricanazole treatment was initiated. The patient was discharged once the lesions started to disappear.