0
Articles |

Simultaneous legionellosis and invasive aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient newly treated with corticosteroids. FREE TO VIEW

T M Jiva; M C Kallay; M G Marin; R H Poe
Chest. 1993;104(6):1929-1931. doi:10.1378/chest.104.6.1929
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Abstract

Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA), although unusual, has been recognized in the immunocompetent host. Several cases of IPA with rapidly progressive respiratory failure have been reported in patients receiving short-term corticosteroid therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Atypical pneumonia caused by dual infection with Legionella pneumophila and Mycoplasma pneumoniae has also been reported. We report an unusual case of simultaneous L pneumophila pneumonia and IPA in an asthma patient with suspected allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis newly treated with corticosteroids.


This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
Guidelines
Rheumatoid arthritis. The management of rheumatoid arthritis in adults.
National Clinical Guideline Centre for Acute and Chronic Conditions | 9/18/2009
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543