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Bronchopleural Fistula Followed by Massive Fatal Hemoptysis in a Patient With Pulmonary Mucormycosis: A Case Report

Bronchopleural Fistula Followed by Massive Fatal Hemoptysis in a Patient With Pulmonary... Abstract • A patient had complications of invasive pulmonary mucormycosis. A bronchopleural fistula developed, representing a rare complication of pulmonary mucormycosis. Massive fatal hemoptysis occurred, due to the propensity of mucormycosis to Invade blood vessels. (Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1029-1030) References 1. Lehrer RI, Howard DH, Sypherd PS, et al: Mucormycosis. Ann Intern Med 1980;93(pt I):93-108.Crossref 2. Marchevsky AM, Bottone EJ, Geller SA, et al: The changing spectrum of disease, etiology, and diagnosis of mucormucosis. Hum Pathol 1980;11: 457-464.Crossref 3. Meyer RD, Rosen P, Armstrong D: Phycomycosis complicating leukemia and lymphoma. Ann Intern Med 1972;77:871-879.Crossref 4. Reich J, Renzetti AD: Pulmonary phycomycosis: Report of a case of bronchocutaneous fistula formation and pulmonary arterial mycothrombosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 1970;102:959-964. 5. Bragg DG, Janis B: The roentgenographic manifestations of pulmonary opportunistic infections. AJR 1973;117:798-809.Crossref 6. Albelda SM, Gefter WB, Epstein DM, et al: Bronchopleural fistula complicating invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 1982; 126:163-165. 7. Murray HW: Pulmonary mucormycosis with massive fatal hemoptysis. Chest 1975;68:65-68.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Bronchopleural Fistula Followed by Massive Fatal Hemoptysis in a Patient With Pulmonary Mucormycosis: A Case Report

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 143 (5) – May 1, 1983

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1983 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1983.00350050193037
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Abstract

Abstract • A patient had complications of invasive pulmonary mucormycosis. A bronchopleural fistula developed, representing a rare complication of pulmonary mucormycosis. Massive fatal hemoptysis occurred, due to the propensity of mucormycosis to Invade blood vessels. (Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1029-1030) References 1. Lehrer RI, Howard DH, Sypherd PS, et al: Mucormycosis. Ann Intern Med 1980;93(pt I):93-108.Crossref 2. Marchevsky AM, Bottone EJ, Geller SA, et al: The changing spectrum of disease, etiology, and diagnosis of mucormucosis. Hum Pathol 1980;11: 457-464.Crossref 3. Meyer RD, Rosen P, Armstrong D: Phycomycosis complicating leukemia and lymphoma. Ann Intern Med 1972;77:871-879.Crossref 4. Reich J, Renzetti AD: Pulmonary phycomycosis: Report of a case of bronchocutaneous fistula formation and pulmonary arterial mycothrombosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 1970;102:959-964. 5. Bragg DG, Janis B: The roentgenographic manifestations of pulmonary opportunistic infections. AJR 1973;117:798-809.Crossref 6. Albelda SM, Gefter WB, Epstein DM, et al: Bronchopleural fistula complicating invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 1982; 126:163-165. 7. Murray HW: Pulmonary mucormycosis with massive fatal hemoptysis. Chest 1975;68:65-68.Crossref

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1983

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