J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2021 Apr 26. Epub 2021 Apr 26.
Department of Pediatrics, Kitakyushu City Yahata Hospital Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu Department of Pediatrics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental of Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan.
Mucormycosis is an opportunistic and progressive infection, while actinomycosis usually grows gradually and rarely develops in immunocompromised patients. Here we report a patient with Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia who developed a pulmonary actinomycosis and mucormycosis coinfection. Once the diagnosis of actinomycosis was confirmed by bronchoscopy, lobectomy performed before stem cell transplantation revealed mucormycosis. Read More