Invasive retroperitoneal infection due to Basidiobolus ranarum with response to potassium iodide - Case report and review of the literature

Z. Nazir, R. Hasan, S. Pervaiz, M. Alam, F. Moazam

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Abstract

We report a case of invasive retroperitoneal zygomycotic infection caused by Basidiobolus ranarum in a healthy 8-year-old boy. The youngster responded dramatically to potassium iodide. The clinical and pathological features are reviewed to highlight the problems encountered in the management of this rare infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1997

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