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Imaging of opportunistic fungal infections in immunocompromised patient.

Authors
  • Franquet, Tomás
  • Giménez, Ana
  • Hidalgo, Alberto
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Radiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2004
Volume
51
Issue
2
Pages
130–138
Identifiers
PMID: 15246518
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Opportunistic fungal infection is a common cause of serious morbidity and mortality in the immunocompromised host. Combination of pattern recognition with knowledge of the clinical setting is the best approach to pulmonary infectious processes. The aim of this article is to assess the chest radiographs and CT imaging features of different opportunistic fungal infections in immunocompromised patients.

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