Lung scedosporiosis: a differential diagnosis of aspergillosis

Al Refa─▒, Madjed; Duhamel, Chantal; Le Rochais, Jean Philippe; Icard, Philippe
May 2002
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p938
Academic Journal
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.


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