Posaconazole as first line treatment for disseminated zygomycosis
Trisha Peel, John Daffy, Karin Thursky, Peter Stanley, Kirsty Buising
Mycoses | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2008
We describe the first case report of posaconazole use as first line agent in the treatment of disseminated zygomycosis with prosthetic hip joint and pulmonary involvement due to Rhizopus microsporus. This infection occurred in a heavily immunosuppressed patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.