Candidal Splenic Abscess in a Renal Transplant Patient

Dorothy K. Nemec, Eleanor D. Lederer, Tobias Samo

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Abstract

Despite the large number of organ transplants performed yearly, to date there have been no reports of candidal splenic abscess. We describe here the first case of candidal splenic abscess in a renal transplant recipient treated successfully by splenectomy and amphotericin B. Despite a lengthy illness, the patient recovered with preservation of renal function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)408-411
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume14
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Candidal splenic abscess
  • renal transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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