Zygomycetes are a group of fungi that can cause a variety of life-threatening infections particularly in immunocompromised patients. Zygomycosis manifests as a spectrum of diseases including stroke.1-3 We present a case of disseminated zygomycosis with central nervous system (CNS) involvement in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) after initiationof chemotherapy.
Gaballa, MD, Sameh and Al-Ameri, MD, Ali
"Brain Zygomycosis in a Patient with High Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome after Initiation of Chemotherapy,"
The Medicine Forum:
Vol. 12, Article 13.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/tmf/vol12/iss1/13