Isolated Aspergillosis Myocardial Abscesses in a Liver-Trans
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Introductio
Infections are commonly observed after solid-organ transplantation and generally require rapid and adequate therapy within this setting [1]. Although they seldom occur in cardiac locations, endocarditis is the main heart infection observed, whereas a cardiac abscess is rare. Concomitant clinical and/or biological abnormalities usually lead to etiologic diagnosis of a cardiac abscess. Herein, we report a case of an initially isolated cardiac abscess that occurred in a liver-transplant patient. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) was found to be helpful in assessing the evolution of the abscess under empiric therapy.

Case
A 68-year-old man underwent a first cadaveric orthotopic liver transplantation for hepatitis B virus and alcohol-induced cirrhosis that was complicated by hepatocellular carcinoma. After an induction therapy using antithymocyte globulins (ATG), his initial immunosuppressive therapy was based on tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, and steroids....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3965910/?report=reader#!po=41.6667
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