Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2020 19;2020:3713241. Epub 2020 Aug 19.
Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Erasmo Meoz, Universidad de Pamplona, Cucuta 540003, Colombia.
Cryptococcosis, a life-threatening mycosis caused mainly by , appears to be distinctly rare in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients. When it occurs, this fungal infection is a major limitation for a successful transplant. This review comprehensively analyses 24 cases, reported in the literature, of patients with haematological malignancies including leukemias, multiple myeloma, and lymphomas, as indication for HSCT, who presented with cryptococcosis after transplantation. Read More