Mycetoma of the renal pelvis caused by fusarium species

C. Nakar, G. Livny, I. Levy, Z. Samra, N. Linder, S. Ashkenazi, P. Livne, L. Sirota

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A preterm infant, with posterior urethral valves had a mycetoma of the renal pelvis caused by Fusarium species. Prolonged treatment with amphotericin B alone or with flucytosine failed. Combined surgical drainage and medical therapy resulted in full resolution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1182-1183
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Fusarium
  • Neonate
  • Posterior urethral valves
  • Preterm infant
  • Renal mycetoma


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