Journal Article

Successful Treatment of Disseminated Nonmeningeal Coccidioidomycosis with Voriconazole

Rajesh M. Prabhu, Mark Bonnell, Bradford L. Currier and Robert Orenstein

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 39, issue 7, pages e74-e77
Published in print October 2004 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online October 2004 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1086/424019
Successful Treatment of Disseminated Nonmeningeal Coccidioidomycosis with Voriconazole

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A 31-year-old Jamaican man with disseminated nonmeningeal coccidioidomycosis that involved the spine, ribs, pelvis, liver, and spleen did not clinically respond to a prolonged course of both amphotericin B deoxycholate and liposomal amphotericin B therapy. After institution of voriconazole monotherapy, the patient had a favorable (albeit slow) radiological and clinical response without adjunctive surgical intervention.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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