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:

    Methods

    Histological study of the mass using hematoxylin and eosin staining revealed features consistent with pulmonary mucormycosis. The mass was composed of broad, thin-walled, non-septate aseptate, with nondichotomous, irregular branching, occasionally at right angles hyphae.

    Results

    A case of a 49-year-old male with type 2 diabetes mellitus...

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