En bloc chest wall resection for candidal costochondritis in a drug addict.

Abstract

A case of Candida costochondritis seen initially as a chest wall tumor in a narcotic addict is reported. Bone and cartilage are rare sites of Candida infection from whatever cause. Since 1973, only 6 cases of Candida costochondritis have been reported; 5 were complications of thoracic operations and the other, of intravenous hyperalimentation. Treatment by… (More)

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@article{Yap1981EnBC, title={En bloc chest wall resection for candidal costochondritis in a drug addict.}, author={S. Yap and Mark M. Ravitch and K I Pataki}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1981}, volume={31 2}, pages={182-7} }