Case report : Infrapatellar bursitis caused by Protothaeca wickerhamii31220

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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A 54-year-old immunocompetent man presented with an infrapatellar bursitis caused by Protothecawickerhamii. Because of clinical and microbiological relapse two weeks after bursectomy, six weeklyinjections of 5 mg of conventional amphotericin B were chosen for intrabursal treatment. Four monthsafter completion of the treatment, the patient remains cured.

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