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June 1972

Candidal Osteomyelitis and Arthritis in a Neonate

Author Affiliations

From the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (Drs. Randall and Plotkin), Philadelphia. Dr. Adler is now with the Columbus (Miss) Air Force Base.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;123(6):595-596. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110120119017

A neonate developed disseminated candidiasis with osteomyelitis and ventriculomeningitis. She lived following treatment with amphotericin B. The infection was probably introduced by an indwelling umbilical vein catheter.