Central Nervous System Fungal Infections in Children With Leukemia and Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Retrospective Multicenter Study.

Karaman S., Kebudi R., Kizilocak H., Karakas Z., Demirag B., Evim M. S., ...More

Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, vol.44, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mph.0000000000002499
  • Journal Name: Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: central nervous system, fungal infections, leukemia, pediatrics, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, MOLD INFECTIONS, MANAGEMENT, ASPERGILLOSIS, CANCER, NEUTROPENIA, DIAGNOSIS
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Central nervous system fungal infections (CNSFI) are seen in patients with hematologic malignancies and have high morbidity and mortality. Because of their rarity, there is limited data on CNSFI in children with no established treatment protocols or guidelines.