A 58-year-old male with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia presented with fever, chest pain, and acute-onset neurological deficits suggestive of multiple strokes (A). Brain autopsy revealed softening areas in the brain parenchyma (B, C) corresponding to extensive necrosis (D) caused by neuroinvasion by Aspergillus hyphae (E, F) necrosis (D) caused by neuroinvasion by Aspergillus hyphae (E, F).

A 58-year-old man with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia and multiple strokes

Magrinelli, Francesca
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Mariotto, Sara;Nadali, Gianpaolo;Todeschini, Giuseppe;Lanzafame, Massimiliano;Cavallaro, Tiziana;Monaco, Salvatore;Ferrari, Sergio
2021

Abstract

A 58-year-old male with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia presented with fever, chest pain, and acute-onset neurological deficits suggestive of multiple strokes (A). Brain autopsy revealed softening areas in the brain parenchyma (B, C) corresponding to extensive necrosis (D) caused by neuroinvasion by Aspergillus hyphae (E, F) necrosis (D) caused by neuroinvasion by Aspergillus hyphae (E, F).
Aspergillosis
brain
immunodeficiency
mycosis
neuropathology
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