Invasive retroperitoneal infection due to basidiobolus ranarum with response to potassium lodide: Case report and review of the literature

Zafar Nazir, Rumina Hasan, Shahid Pervez, M Alam, Farhat Moazam

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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.

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Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1997

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NameSection of Paediatric Surgery

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