Pulmonary mucormycosis in a patient with diabetes mellitus

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LU, Pohsien (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Division of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, Taoyuan City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Po-Hsien Lu
    Tzu-Cheng Tsai
    Shin-Tarng Deng
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Pulmonary mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic angioinvasive fungal infection. It is the second common presentation and is known for its aggressive clinical course with high mortality.

    Purpose

    We report the case of a patient with a definite histological diagnosis of pulmonary mucormycosis.

    Methods

    Histological study of the mass using..

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