Pleuropulmonary Aspergillosis Presenting As Hydropneumothorax In Second Trimester Pregnancy

Indian Journal of Respiratory Care
18 Jan, 2019 ,

A 29-year-old pregnant woman with 16 weeks of gestation presented with shortness of breath, right-sided chest pain, and productive cough of 2 weeks' duration. A chest radiograph done with abdominal shield revealed right hydropneumothorax. Pleural fluid and sputum culture revealed significant growth of Aspergillus fumigatus. She was treated with voriconazole intravenously followed by oral route.

 

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