Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology; Department of Pathology
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Infectious Disease | Respiratory Tract Diseases
We report a case of pulmonary Rhizopus microsporus infection in a patient with untreated diabetes following brush clearing. The patient was successfully treated with a combined medical and surgical approach with complete resolution of the lung lesions and remains asymptomatic at 11-month follow-up.
Environmental exposure, Molecular diagnostics, Multifocal pneumonia, Rhizopus microsporus
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Med Mycol Case Rep. 2014 Aug 8;6:14-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.08.001. eCollection 2014. Link to article on publisher's site
Medical mycology case reports
Tsyrkunou, Artsiom V.; Ellison, Richard T. III; Akalin, Ali; Wiederhold, Nathan; Sutton, Deanna A.; Lindner, Jonathan; Fan, Hongxin; Levitz, Stuart M.; and Zivna, Iva, "Multifocal Rhizopus microsporus lung infection following brush clearing" (2014). Infectious Diseases and Immunology Publications and Presentations. 212.
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