Mixed Fungal Lung Infection with Aspergillus Fumigatus and Candida Albicans in an Immunocompromised Patient: Case Report DD08-DD10
Dr. Jaya S.,
No. 7, Harishree, Near Venkateshwara College, Brindavannagar, D.R. College, Bangalore-560029, India.
The frequency of invasive, opportunistic mycoses has increased significantly over the past 2 decades. In the immune-compromised host, many fungi, including species of fungi typically considered non-pathogenic, have the potential to cause serious morbidity and mortality. Here we report a rare case of mixed fungal infection of the lung with Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus in a patient on prolonged steroid therapy.