SESSION TITLE: Pleura and Chest Wall
SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
INTRODUCTION: Aspergillus species is one of the most common causes of fungal infection of the lungs.1 Three distinctive pattern of Aspergillus related lung diseases are recognized: saprophytic infestation of airways eg. Aspergilloma; allergic manifestations such as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, ABPA and tissue invasive disease called invasive aspergillosis.2 The Aspergillus empyema is a rare clinical entity and not included in classification of Aspergillus related lung disease.