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2022 Aug 25

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol

Central Nervous System Fungal Infections in Children With Leukemia and Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Retrospective Multicenter Study.


Karaman S, Kebudi R, Kizilocak H, Karakas Z, Demirag B, Evim MS, Yarali N, Kaya Z, Karagun BS, Aydogdu S, Caliskan U, Ayhan AC, Bahadir A, Cakir B, Guner BT, Albayrak C, Karapinar DY, Kazanci EG, Unal E, Turkkan E, et al.
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2022 Aug 25.
PMID: 36036521.


Central nervous system fungal infections (CNSFI) are seen in patients with hematologic malignancies and have high morbidity and mortality. Because of their rarity, there is limited data on CNSFI in children with no established treatment protocols or guidelines.