Letter to the Editor
Necrotic Gastric Ulcer in an Elderly Patient: A Rare Case of Gastric Zygomycosis
To the Editor:
An 85-year-old woman presented with bright red blood per rectum for one day. A month prior to her presentation, she was diagnosed with acute interstitial nephritis for which prednisone was started and tapered over 2 weeks. She appeared malnourished; abdomen was soft with mild epigastric tenderness. Pertinent laboratory values on admission included white blood count: 8000 per mm3, hemoglobin: 8.7 g/dL, serum creatinine: 1.62 mg/dL.
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