Fungal pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Patient being treated for acute myeloic leukaemia. Cough, fever and dyspnoea.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Infiltrate involving predominantly the right upper lobe. Characteristic air inclusions without fluid levels.

Case Discussion

Upper right lobectomy was finally performed and invasive mucormycosis was established as the final diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 17628
Case created: 30th Apr 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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