Wound infection, pt CA following laparostomy for sepsis with Crohns disease

Date: 26 November 2013

This patient, had had a laparostomy for recurrent intra-abdominal sepsis following on from crohns disease. She was transferred to another intensive care unit and her dressings changed daily. Shortly after, this dark patches appeared on her liver (as seen here A) and her colon. Superficial biopsies and culture showed A.fumigatus invading liver capsule. She responded to amphotericin B therapy.

B shows patient after treatment.

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Case is presented in Carlson et al, J Infect 1996;33:119

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