Acute epiglottitis by nonbacterial pathogens is an uncommon but life-threatening clinical entity. Herein, we report the concomitant occurrence of Candida epiglottitis and mucosal and visceral Varicella zoster virus infection in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Both infections were atypical in their presentation, occurred in a severely immunocompromised host, and required invasive procedures for diagnosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology|
|State||Published - Nov 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health