Immunosuppressants

Immunosuppressants Reactions 1704, p196 - 2 Jun 2018 Microsphaeropsis arundinis infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus infection: 2 case reports In a case series, a 69-year-old woman developed cutaneous Microsphaeropsis arundinis (M. arundinis) fungal infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus bacterial infection following treatment with prednisone, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and budesonide, while a 65 year-old- man developed cutaneous M. arundinis fungal infection following treatment with azathioprine, prednisone and tacrolimus [dosages, time to reactions onsets not stated; not all routes stated]. Case 1: A 69-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of an asymptomatic scar-like plaque on the right hand dorsum, which started as a laceration during gardening and developed into a crusted plaque. Her relevant medical history included renal transplantation due to renal failure of an unknown aetiology, which required immunosuppression treatment with prednisone, tacrolimus and mycophenolate mofetil. She had been also taking budesonide inhaler along with various other concurrent medications. An examination showed a single linear hyperkeratotic plaque covering the second metacarpophalangeal joint. Laboratory tests showed underlying stable hyponatraemia along with slightly increased creatinine and urea. All other findings were normal. A punch biopsy specimen was collected for microbiology and histology including fungal and mycobacterial cultures. The histopathology and staining showed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reactions Weekly Springer Journals

Immunosuppressants

Reactions Weekly, Volume 1704 (1) – Jun 2, 2018

Immunosuppressants

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Reactions 1704, p196 - 2 Jun 2018 Microsphaeropsis arundinis infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus infection: 2 case reports In a case series, a 69-year-old woman developed cutaneous Microsphaeropsis arundinis (M. arundinis) fungal infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus bacterial infection following treatment with prednisone, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and budesonide, while a 65 year-old- man developed cutaneous M. arundinis fungal infection following treatment with...
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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance; Pharmacology/Toxicology
ISSN
0114-9954
eISSN
1179-2051
DOI
10.1007/s40278-018-46839-5
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Reactions 1704, p196 - 2 Jun 2018 Microsphaeropsis arundinis infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus infection: 2 case reports In a case series, a 69-year-old woman developed cutaneous Microsphaeropsis arundinis (M. arundinis) fungal infection and coagulase negative Staphylococcus bacterial infection following treatment with prednisone, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and budesonide, while a 65 year-old- man developed cutaneous M. arundinis fungal infection following treatment with azathioprine, prednisone and tacrolimus [dosages, time to reactions onsets not stated; not all routes stated]. Case 1: A 69-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of an asymptomatic scar-like plaque on the right hand dorsum, which started as a laceration during gardening and developed into a crusted plaque. Her relevant medical history included renal transplantation due to renal failure of an unknown aetiology, which required immunosuppression treatment with prednisone, tacrolimus and mycophenolate mofetil. She had been also taking budesonide inhaler along with various other concurrent medications. An examination showed a single linear hyperkeratotic plaque covering the second metacarpophalangeal joint. Laboratory tests showed underlying stable hyponatraemia along with slightly increased creatinine and urea. All other findings were normal. A punch biopsy specimen was collected for microbiology and histology including fungal and mycobacterial cultures. The histopathology and staining showed

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