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10 December 2021: Articles

as a Cause of Pneumonia and Disseminated Infection in Febrile Neutropenia: A Case Report and Literature Review

Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Rare disease

Batool M. Abu Ali C* , Hibah Alzayer D , Marwan Jabr Alwazzeh D , Asim Diab D

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.933694

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e933694

Table 2. Documented disseminated Prototheca zopfii cases in the literature review.

Case No.ReferenceAge/SexUnderlying medical conditionTreatmentOutcome
1Our caseSaudi Arabia42 years/FemaleFebrile neutropenia/breast cancerAmphotericin BDeath
2Zhang Q et al [] China5 39 years/MaleNeck mass/granulomatous lymphadenitis medically freeAmphotericin BImproving
3Takano M et al [] Japan14 62 years/FemaleFever/malaiseImmune suppressed chemotherapyItraconazoleDeath
4Sari S et al [] USA18 8 years/FemaleBloody diarrhea inheritedCARD9 deficiencyAmphotericin BRespond and improved
5Lass-Flörl C et al [] Austria19 58 years/MaleFever/respiratory distressAcute leukemia after BMTVoriconazoleAmphotericin BDeath

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