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Treatment of pulmonary aspergilloma by endoscopic intracavitary instillation of ketoconazole.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8131498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report a case of pulmonary aspergilloma in which a fungus ball was visualized and a biopsy specimen was obtained at fiberoptic bronchoscopy. The fungus ball was successfully treated with bronchoscopic instillation of ketoconazole. It appears that this approach can be useful in the treatment of patients who are high-risk candidates for pulmonary resection.
R Guleria; D Gupta; S K Jindal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  103     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-19     Completed Date:  1994-04-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1301-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Aspergillosis / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  radiography
Aspergillus flavus*
Instillation, Drug
Ketoconazole / administration & dosage*
Lung Diseases, Fungal / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  radiography
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