• Fungal acalculous cholecystitis is a rarely recognized complication of disseminated candidal infections. We report such a case of systemic candidiasis that developed in a man who was diabetic while he was receiving broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy for an infected foot ulcer. Ketoconazole, a new imidazole antifungal agent, was used successfully to treat the systemic candidal infection but it failed to eradicate the fungus in the biliary tract.
(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:1934-1935)
Brooks BJ, Williams WL, Sanders CV, Marier RL. Apparent Ketoconazole Failure in Candidal Cholecystitis. Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(10):1934-1935. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340230182031