Zygomycotic lung abscess: a case report.

  title={Zygomycotic lung abscess: a case report.},
  author={J. S. Chen and Chelsea C. Lin and Shih-Kai Lin and Jin Ying Lu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={56 2},
Zygomycosis is an uncommon, but frequently fatal, fungal infection caused by members of the class Zygomycetes. The risk factors include diabetes mellitus, uremia, leukemia and use of deferoxamine as an iron-chelating agent; healthy persons also are occasionally infected. Those fungi, spread by their ubiquitous spores, most frequently involve the respiratory… CONTINUE READING