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Aspergillus flavus Disseminated Infection in Paediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: A Case Report

Here we report the case of a disseminated Aspergillus flavus infection in an adolescent affected by acute lymphoblastic leukaemia at the beginning of first-line chemotherapy. Association of surgery and combination antifungal therapy (high dose liposomal amphotericin B and caspofungin) allowed infection improvement. 18-FDG PET-MRI was used for response-to therapy monitoring.


Elena Varotto, Maria Caterina Putti, Dino Sgarabotto, Diego Cecchin, Federica De Corti, Valeria
Beltrame, Giada Biddeci, Maria Paola Boaro, Pietro Zucchetta, Giuseppe Basso and Barbara

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