Pulmonary Mucomycosis Treated Successfully with Medical Therapy
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health,
Mucormycosis is a rare life-threatening fungal infection. It occurs usually in immunocompromized patients. We present a case of pulmonary mucormycosis in patient with poorly controlled diabetes. The diagnosis was suspected on radiological finding showing a right upper lobe cavitating consolidation and confirmated by isolating typical aspect of the pathogene within histological exam. Patient was treated by liposomal amphotericin B and had significant improvement.
- Pulmonary mucomycosis
- medical therapy
- fungal infection
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