[Aspergillosis with obstruction of the central airways].

  title={[Aspergillosis with obstruction of the central airways].},
  author={Maryline Baud and Jean Claude Chevrolet and Michael Dusmet and Alain F. Junod},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={116 38},
Two cases are reported of obstruction of central airways by plugs containing Aspergillus fumigatus. In one case the obstruction was located in the right stem bronchus and, despite treatment with amphotericin B, the immunocompromised patient died from invasive disseminated aspergillosis. In the other case the obstruction was in the trachea and, since the… CONTINUE READING