A patient with acute lymphocytic leukemia was seen initially with the signs of fever, rash, and myalgias that occurred sequentially despite antifungal therapy. Culture- and necropsy-proved Candida tropicalis infection was responsible. The appearance of myositis in a patient receiving adequate amphotericin B therapy for a sensitive C tropicalis infection suggests a poor prognosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Archives of Internal Medicine|
|State||Published - 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine