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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 170-172

Acute middle ear Aspergillus niger infection in a patient with Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case report


1 Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat, School of Medicine, Roohani Hospital, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
2 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Health Research Center; Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
3 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Health Research Center; Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Saeid Mahdavi Omran
Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Health Research Center; Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2221-6189.263711

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Rationale: Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a disorder mostly attributed to drug use, which can cause different skin problems. Patient concerns: A 31-year-old woman presented with severe pain and pounding in the left ear. Diagnosis: Fluconazole-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome with fungal infection in ear. Intervention: Surgical and systemic antibiotic therapy. Outcomes: The patient recovered and resumed her normal life. Lessons: The prescription of fluconazole for patients with underlying conditions should be done with caution.


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