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Successful treatment of invasive aspergillosis with oral voriconazole following intravenous liposomal amphotericin in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Lassaletta, A.; Perez, A.; Díaz, M.A.; Sevilla, J.; González-Vicent, M.; Madero, L.

Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 26(2): 117-119

2004


ISSN/ISBN: 1077-4114
PMID: 14767202
DOI: 10.1097/00043426-200402000-00012
Accession: 004335643

A case of a six-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) who developed disseminated pulmonary and splenic aspergillosis is presented It is suggested that patients with ALL and invasive aspergillosis may complete chemotherapy treatment and remain in remission with initial aggressive intravenous therapy following ambulatory treatment with oral voriconazole.

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