Disseminated aspergillosis in a renal transplant patient: Diagnostic difficulties re-emphasized.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An asymptomatic and radiographically occult lung abscess was the primary focus of infection in this case of fatal disseminated aspergillosis in a renal transplant recipient. Extensive neurological evaluation in response to a change in personality failed to reveal a brain abscess, which was the cause of death. This case illustrates the variability in presentations of aspergillosis and the continuing difficulties in diagnosing this infection in immunosuppressed patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Murray, HW; Moore, JO; Luff, RD

Published Date

  • November 1, 1975

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 137 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 235 - 237

PubMed ID

  • 1102746

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-7263


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States