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A case of chronic granulomatous disease with a necrotic mass in the bronchus: a case report and a review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23304608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic granulomatous disease is a rare phagocytic disorder with recurrent, severe bacterial and fungal infections. We describe an unusual case of chronic granulomatous disease manifesting as an invasive pulmonary aspergillosis with an obstructive necrotic mass at the right middle bronchus. The patient was successfully treated with a bronchoscopic intervention for the removal of the obstructive mass and a medical therapy.
Authors:
Ali Cheraghvandi; Majid Marjani; Saeid Fallah Tafti; Logman Cheraghvandi; Davoud Mansouri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in pulmonology     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6854     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Pulmonol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-10     Completed Date:  2013-01-11     Revised Date:  2013-04-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101585355     Medline TA:  Case Rep Pulmonol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  980695     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 19558 41452, Iran.
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