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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 383-385
Fungal Abdominal Wall Abscess in a Renal Transplant Recipient


1 Nephrology department, Hasheminejad Hospital, Iran Medical Science University, Iran
2 Nephrology department, Hasheminejad Hospital, Shahed University, Iran

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R Suzan Sanavi
Nephrology Deptarment, Hasheminejad Hospital, Iran Medical Science University, Tehran
Iran
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The incidence of fungal infection is significantly higher in patients with end­stage renal disease and renal transplant recipients than in normal individuals. Candidia Albicans is an uncommon cause of abdominal wall abscess. We describe a 37 year-old renal transplant recipient with such an infection. He presented with atypical clinical manifestations and an insidious course, but was successfully treated with antifungal therapy.


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