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 AV, Ellison RT, Akalin A, Wiederhold N, Sutton DA, Lindner J, Fan H, Levitz SM, Zivna I. (2014). Multifocal Rhizopus microsporus lung infection following brush clearing. Infectious Diseases and Immunology Publications. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.08.001. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/infdis_pp/212
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