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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 435-437

Diagnosis of atypical mycobacterial and fungal coinfection


Department of Internal Medicine, General Universitary Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Doctor Esquerdo Street, 46, Madrid, 28007, Spain

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Víctor Mato Jimeno
Department of Internal Medicine, General Universitary Hospital Gregorio Maranon, Doctor Esquerdo Street, 46, Madrid, 28007
Spain
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DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_98_20

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A 74-year-old female was hospitalized for further study of chest computed tomography (CT) scan compatible with mycobacterial infection. She had no history of underlying lung disease or immune alteration. At the moment of admission, she was completely asymptomatic. Scedosporium apiospermum a filamentous fungus was isolated first in the bronchoalveolar lavage. Weeks later, Mycobacterium avium complex grows in the mycobacterial culture sample.


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