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A case of pulmonary aspergilloma cured by intracavitary infusion of 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC)



A case of pulmonary aspergilloma cured by intracavitary infusion of 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC)



Japanese Journal of Medical Mycology 21(2): 95-100



A giant pulmonary aspergilloma (Aspergillus fumigatus) in a 44-yr-old man, who had undergone left superior lobectomy for pulmonary tuberculosis, was treated by inserting a catheter into the drainage bronchi of the cavity, placing its tip around the site where the leading bronchus of the cavity opened into the main bronchus and infusing 1 mg 5-FC 3 times and 5 mg 7 times through the catheter.

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DOI: 10.3314/jjmm1960.21.95



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