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Disseminated blastomycosis in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16804444     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blastomycosis is an uncommon life-threatening disease caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. Estimates of the percentage of cases occurring in children range from 2% to 11%, and it is exceedingly rare in individuals less than 1 year of age. We present the case of an otherwise healthy infant with disseminated blastomycosis acquired in Northern Ontario and a brief review of the pediatric literature.
Catharine M Walsh; Shaun K Morris; Jason C Brophy; Linda T Hiraki; Susan E Richardson; Upton D Allen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-28     Completed Date:  2006-08-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  656-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
Blastomycosis / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  pathology
Itraconazole / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
1397-89-3/Amphotericin B; 84625-61-6/Itraconazole

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