Title

Candida Glabrata Fungemia Following Robotic Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy in a Patient With Recurrent Vulvovaginitis: A Case Report

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-30-2019

Description

Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a common gynecologic diagnosis that can be treated empirically with fluconazole. We present a patient that developed post-operative () fungemia after being empirically treated for vulvuovaginal candidiasis with fluconazole multiple times throughout the year prior to robotic total laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. is becoming increasingly resistant to azole antimycotic therapy. It is likely that this patient had undertreated fluconazole-resistant vulvovaginitis prior to surgery, and that the pelvic infection was the source of fungemia.

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