Thoracoscopic pneumonectomy in management of histoplasmosis and fibrosing mediastinitis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Pulmonary histoplasmosis is generally a self-limited respiratory illness in endemic areas. Fibrosing mediastinitis is a severe chronic complication of pulmonary histoplasmosis in which pulmonary vessels and airways can be compressed with the potential for life-threatening implications. We present a 50-year-old male patient who presented with a total occlusion of the left pulmonary artery due to fibrosing mediastinitis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kara, HV; Javidfar, J; Hirji, SA; Balderson, SS; D'Amico, TA

Published Date

  • October 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 98 / 4

Start / End Page

  • e95 - e96

PubMed ID

  • 25282249

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.093


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands