A case of disseminated blastomycosis in a male renal transplant recipient is presented. Discontinuation of immunosuppressive therapy and treatment with high-dose ketoconazole was successful in treating the patient's cutaneous and pulmonary disease initially. Ketoconazole was discontinued after 12 months of chronic therapy, but 2 weeks after discontinuation, blastomycosis recurred. High-dose ketoconazole was again effective; the patient remains asymptomatic presently on chronic suppressive therapy with ketoconazole.
- renal transplant
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