Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/18/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Aspergillosis usually presents as respiratory tract disease or CNS infection
  • Patients with pulmonary involvement often present with cough, shortness of breath, fever, chest pain, and hemoptysis
  • Nodular infiltrates are seen on chest radiography or computed tomography scans

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