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Invasive pulmonary penicilliosis: successful therapy with amphotericin B.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2192469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We have described a patient with invasive pulmonary penicilliosis, documented by thoracotomy and cured with amphotericin B. Penicillium sp isolates in immunosuppressed patients should not be disregarded without a thorough investigation, especially if normally sterile sites are involved. Amphotericin B therapy may be successful, especially if accompanied by a reversal or moderation of immunosuppression.
Authors:
M S Gelfand; F H Cole; R C Baskin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-20     Completed Date:  1990-07-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  701-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Deparment of Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, TN 38104.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use*
Combined Modality Therapy
Humans
Lung Diseases, Fungal / drug therapy*,  microbiology,  pathology,  surgery
Male
Middle Aged
Penicillium / isolation & purification
Pleural Effusion / drug therapy*,  microbiology,  pathology,  surgery
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
1397-89-3/Amphotericin B

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