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Pulmonary aspergilloma

  • Alternative Names

    Fungus ball; Mycetoma; Aspergilloma


    Prevention

    People who have had related lung infections or who have weakened immune systems should try to avoid environments where the aspergillus fungus is found.


    References

    Patterson TF. Aspergillus species. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2005: chap 256.