Pulmonary mucormycosis with massive fatal hemoptysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hemoptysis
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal
  • Mucormycosis

abstract

  • Abrupt, massive, and fatal hemoptysis occurred in two patients with pulmonary mucormycosis. One patient had uucontrolled diabetes mellitus and the other acute leukemia in remission. Pulmonary artery erosion by mucormycotic hyphae caused the hemorrhage cases. Mucormycosis is an unusual cause of massive hemoptysis.

publication date

  • December 1975

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 1149533

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 65

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 68

number

  • 1