Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 20(4); 2000 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;20(4): 303-306.
면역기능이 정상인 환자에서의 십이지장 모균증 1예 ( A Case of Duodenal Mucormycosis in a Immunocompetent Patient )
한서룡(Seo Ryoung Han),박희승(Hee Seung Park),최성호(Seong Ho Choi),권태헌(Tae Hun Kwon),김무영(Mu Young Kim),김우석(Woo Seok Kim),이혜진(Hye Jin Lee),이중길(Joong Gil Lee)
Abstract
Mucormycosis is a rare and fulminating opportunistic fungal infection that occurs almost in immunocom-promised patients. It is also a highly virulent and rapidly progressive disease with poor prognosis. Its incidence has been increasing in recent years. We have experienced a case of solitary duodenal mucormycosis in a 45 year-old male patient. Mucormycosis was diagnosed by pathology & culture and he was treated with amphotericin B and discharged with clinical improvement. We report this case with a literature review. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2000;20:303-306)
Key Words: Gastrointestinal mucormycosis, Duodenal mucormycosis
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