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Chest Infections: Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections II |

Endobronchial Zygomycosis: A Rare Presentation of a Fatal Infection

Madhu Kalyan Pendurthi, MBBS; Christina Kao, MD; Pralay Sarkar, MD; Kalpalatha Guntupalli, MD
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Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):136A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.145
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SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections II

SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary Zygomycosis is a serious, life threatening infection in immunocompromised patients with stem cell or solid organ transplantation, in patients with hematological malignancy and prolonged neutropenia. We describe a case which presented with an endobronchial mass lesion and was treated with a combination of bronchoscopic intervention and systemic antifungal therapy.

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