Abscesso intraorbitário e intracraniano por Aspergillus fumigatus

Abscesso intraorbitário e intracraniano por Aspergillus fumigatus

Autores:

Luís Augusto Rogano,
Oswaldo Tella Jr.,
Italo Suriano,
Fernando Menezes Braga,
Paulo Gois Manso

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.53 no.2 São Paulo mar./abr. 1990

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19900041

SUMMARY

Aspergillus infections involving the orbit and the CNS is a rare pathology. We present one case of a 12 years old male who suffered a penetrating injuring with a piece of wood at the level of the lower lid. CT scan reveled a hyperdense area with irregular lesion at the medial position of the orbit and invading the supra-se-lar and parasselar region. The patient was submitted to 3 craniotomies and clinically treated with Anfotericin B and Rocefin (Ceftriaxona). A review of the literature was done.

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