Booklet for Hemato-Oncologists        

Case 4 (A, B) - Febrile neutropenia during induction therapy of AML

Child, 6 year old, male, receiving induction phase for AML (day +5). He was in aplasia (ANC < 500/mm³), and at the same time developed fever (38.8°C). A central venous line has been inserted with the start of chemotherapy. Supportive care consisted of TMP/SMX and intravenous fluconazole.

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