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Mycotic pulmonary artery aneurysm due to Aspergillus infection in a patient with leukemia: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20045559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of a patient with hairy cell leukemia and pulmonary aspergillosis who developed a cycotic pulmonary artery aneurysm despite prolonged antifungal therapy. A review of the literature in regards to incidence, etiology, clinical manifestations and treatment options is included.
Matjaz Sever; Srdan Verstovsek; Jeremy Erasmus; Gloria N Mattiuzzi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter; Review     Date:  2010-01-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Leukemia research     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1873-5835     ISO Abbreviation:  Leuk. Res.     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-29     Completed Date:  2010-04-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7706787     Medline TA:  Leuk Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e133-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright (c) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications,  drug therapy
Acyclovir / analogs & derivatives,  therapeutic use
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
Aneurysm, Infected / etiology*,  surgery
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
Ceftazidime / therapeutic use
Clindamycin / therapeutic use
Echinocandins / therapeutic use
Fluconazole / therapeutic use
Leukemia, Hairy Cell / complications*,  drug therapy
Middle Aged
Mouth / pathology
Ofloxacin / therapeutic use
Pneumonia / complications,  drug therapy
Pulmonary Artery / pathology*
Pulmonary Aspergillosis / complications*,  drug therapy
Valine / analogs & derivatives,  therapeutic use
Vancomycin / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antifungal Agents; 0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Antiviral Agents; 0/Echinocandins; 0/caspofungin; 0/liposomal amphotericin B; 124832-27-5/valacyclovir; 1397-89-3/Amphotericin B; 1404-90-6/Vancomycin; 18323-44-9/Clindamycin; 59277-89-3/Acyclovir; 7004-03-7/Valine; 78439-06-2/Ceftazidime; 82419-36-1/Ofloxacin; 86386-73-4/Fluconazole

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