Invasive pulmonary mucormycosis with vascular involvement

Infection And Immunity
Original Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2001.0013
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Invasive pulmonary mucormycosis with vascular involvement

An immunocompromised woman developed progressive respiratory symptoms followed by signs of embolism in the pulmonary artery and great vessels. MRI of the chest was able to demonstrate the lung cavitation, as well as demonstrating vascular invasion, suggesting a diagnosis of mucormycosis, an opportunistic fungal infection.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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