Pulmonary mycoses among the clinically suspected cases of pulmonary tuberculosis

  title={Pulmonary mycoses among the clinically suspected cases of pulmonary tuberculosis},
  author={Tshering Ongmu Bhutia and Luna Adhikari},
Pulmonary mycosis is a fungal infection of the lungs. It can be caused by either endemic or opportunistic fungi or a combination of both. Case mortality in pulmonary mycosis can be as high as 90% in immune-compromised patients though immune-competent patients generally respond well to antifungal therapy. 1,2 Fungal infections in lung often pose a difficult diagnostic challenge due to lack of any pathognomic clinical syndrome and characteristic radiological features. In India and other… CONTINUE READING


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