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Table 1 Underlying conditions and associated crude mortality rates in 63 paediatric patients with invasive mucormycosis

From: Invasive mucormycosis in children: an epidemiologic study in European and non-European countries based on two registries

Underlying conditions Cases (%) Mortality (%)f
Haematological malignanciesa 29 (46) 9/23 (39.1)
HSCTb 10 (15.9) 8/10 (80)
SOTc 3 (4.8) 2/2
Other malignanciesd 4 (6.3) 0/3
Diabetes mellitus 3 (4.8) 0/2
Other conditionse 5 (7.9) 0/4
Trauma/surgery 3 (4.8) 1/3
None 6 (9.5) 1/6
  1. a Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), myelodysplastic syndrome
  2. b haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  3. c solid organ transplantation
  4. d Osteosarcoma, thoracic and brain tumour
  5. e Hyposplenism, Pearson syndrome, aplastic anaemia, systemic lupus erythematosus
  6. f In 10 patients (15.8%) mortality rates were not recorded due to lost to follow up