TITLE

Lung scedosporiosis: a differential diagnosis of aspergillosis

AUTHOR(S)
Al Refa─▒, Madjed; Duhamel, Chantal; Le Rochais, Jean Philippe; Icard, Philippe
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p938
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Lung scedosporiosis is an opportunistic fungus in humans that rarely affects the lung. It may give clinical presentations that are similar to aspergillosis. However, it must be detected because of its frequent resistance to medical treatment. Two cases of pulmonary scedosporiosis that were surgically treated are reported herein.
ACCESSION #
7794510

 

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