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Candida Parasilosis Infection of the Lung: A Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)

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Page : 372-373

Keywords : pulmonary candidiasis; pneumonia bronchial washings fluconazole;

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Abstract

Candida pneumonia is a rare and challenging infection of the lung because of lack of established, reliable clinical criteria for making the diagnosis. We report a case of 34year old female who developed candidaparaspilosis pneumonia. There was no evidence of immunodeficiency. Bronchial washings confirmed the diagnosis of pulmonary candidiasis. This patient achieved a favorable outcome within 14 weeks treatment with fluconazole.

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