Aspergillus infection in an immunocompetent human host is a rare entity. In most cases it presents as an opportunistic pathogen in immunocompromised patients. The portal of entry is usually the respiratory tract or direct inoculation of the organism to the site. Aspergillusosteomyelitis is a debilitating and severe form of Invasive Aspergillosis.
This paper presents a case of osteomyelitis of the hip without a recent obvious source of entry and reviews the literature of osteomyelitis and bone infections caused by Aspergillus.View Full text and Pdf
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