TITLE

Lower-Extremity Zygomycosis in a Patient with Traumatic Injuries

AUTHOR(S)
Koonce, Ryan C.; Price, Connie S.; Sutton, Deanna A.; Wickes, Brian L.; Montero, Paul N.; Morgan, Steven J.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 3, p686
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a fifteen year old patient with traumatic injuries from an automobile accident who died twenty four days after being treated for a femoral fracture that was complicated by a necrotizing lower extremity zygomycosis infection. A discussion of diagnostic testing and therapeutics which were given to the patient prior to her death is presented.
ACCESSION #
37011904

 

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