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Fulminant Tracheobronchial and Pulmonary Aspergillosis Complicating Imported <i>Plasmodium falciparum</i> Malaria in an Apparently Immunocompetent Woman

Markus Ruhnke, Elisabeth Eichenauer, Julia Searle and Frank Lippek

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 30, issue 6, pages 938-940
Published in print June 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online June 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/313819
Fulminant Tracheobronchial and Pulmonary Aspergillosis Complicating Imported Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in an Apparently Immunocompetent Woman

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We describe an unusual case of fulminant tracheobronchial and pulmonary aspergillosis presenting as acute respiratory distress syndrome. The patient, who was apparently immunocompetent, was admitted with severe Plas-modium falciparum malaria but died from aspergillosis.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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