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Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis: First case report from Oman and literature review.
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PMID:  24790749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis (GIB) is a rare fungal infection with few reported cases worldwide. We report here the first case diagnosed in Oman in a previously healthy 5-year-old Omani female child who had been thought initially to have an abdominal malignancy. The case was referred to the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman, in July 2012. She was treated successfully with surgical resection and prolonged antifungal therapy (voriconazole). Physicians, including clinicians, radiologists and pathologists, should have a high index of suspicion for GIB when a patient presents with an abdominal mass and fever.
Authors:
Amal S Al-Maani; George Paul; Amina Jardani; Madhavan Nayar; Fatma Al-Lawati; Sheikha Al-Baluishi; Ibrahim B Hussain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-04-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sultan Qaboos University medical journal     Volume:  14     ISSN:  2075-051X     ISO Abbreviation:  Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-05     Completed Date:  2014-05-05     Revised Date:  2014-05-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101519915     Medline TA:  Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J     Country:  Oman    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e241-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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