Renal aspergilloma: an unusual cause of infection in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

@article{Halpern1992RenalAA,
  title={Renal aspergilloma: an unusual cause of infection in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Michael Halpern and Szil{\'a}rd Szab{\'o} and Ephraim Hochberg and Guy S. Hammer and J. Lin and Alejandra C Gurtman and Henry S. Sacks and Robert Shapiro and Shalom Z. Hirschman},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={437-40}
}
The case of a 36-year-old man with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and a renal aspergilloma is reported. Aspergillus infections are uncommon in patients with AIDS. Isolated renal aspergillomas have rarely been reported in the non-AIDS population (14 cases) and have never been reported in a patient with AIDS. The patient we describe was clinically symptomatic and initially treated medically, but he did not respond to intravenous amphotericin and oral itraconazole. He eventually… CONTINUE READING

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