pulmonary aspergilloma

pulmonary aspergilloma

Aspergilloma; mycetoma Pulmonology A cavitating lung infection by Aspergillus fumigatus, which grows in clumps into pre-existing pulmonary cavities–prior histoplasmosis, TB, sarcoidosis, abscess, cystic fibrosis, or lung CA Imaging Typical cavity Clinical Cough, bloody sputum. See Aspergillosis.
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This is a first-in-class azole antifungal for the treatment of pulmonary aspergillosis, including fungal asthma, pulmonary aspergilloma, aspergillus infections in lung transplant recipients and patients with cystic fibrosis.
Because of the chest CT presentation, pulmonary aspergilloma was highly suspected and voriconazole was used for the treatment.
According to the clinical presentation, the patient was diagnosed as having pulmonary aspergilloma.
sup][2] Pulmonary aspergilloma is a fungal ball infected with aspergillus, the patients who suffered from this disease have the symptoms of hemoptysis, chest pain, fever, etc.
The “moved ball-in-hole” was diagnosed as pulmonary aspergilloma normally.
Rhinoorbital and pulmonary zygomycosis post pulmonary aspergilloma in a patient with chroniclymphocytic leukemia.

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