A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY ASPERGILLOMA

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Title

A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY ASPERGILLOMA

Description

Pulmonary aspergilloma is unprecedented disorder affecting lung parenchyma in already existing cavity in healed pulmonary tuberculosis patients. Typically, it is resulting from Aspergillus fumigates leading to development of fungal ball. Common presenting complaints are Haemoptysis, Dyspnoea, Cough, Chest pain and Fever. We are reporting a case of Pulmonary aspergilloma a sequel of Pulmonary tuberculosis, has been recognized on basis of clinical findings, chest X-ray, CT thorax in which Fungal ball is seen in pre-existing cavity. It has been managed with antifungal drug Amphotericin B and Itraconazole. It must be differentiated from different clinical entity specifically Lung carcinoma on basis of relevant examination and research to treat successfully.

Creator

LS, Patil
UGARAGOL, PRASAD G
CHINAGI, DEEPAK
GIRADDI, TIMMANNA

Source

International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research; Volume 2, Issue 4; October 2016; 69-71
2395-0471
2521-0394

Publisher

Sumathi Publications

Date

2016-10-19

Rights

Copyright (c) 2016 Patil LS, PRASAD G UGARAGOL, DEEPAK CHINAGI, TIMMANNA GIRADDI

Relation

https://www.sumathipublications.com/index.php/ijcbr/article/view/125/151

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Identifier

https://www.sumathipublications.com/index.php/ijcbr/article/view/125

Citation

LS, Patil et al., “A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY ASPERGILLOMA,” Open Access Journal Archives, accessed August 13, 2022, https://oajour.info/items/show/119.