Multifocal Rhizopus microsporus lung infection following brush clearing

Artsiom V. Tsyrkunou, Richard T. Ellison, Ali Akalin, Nathan Wiederhold, Deanna A. Sutton, Jonathan Lindner, Hongxin Fan, Stuart M. Levitz, Iva Zivna

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We report a case of pulmonary Rhizopus microsporus infection in a patient with untreated diabetes following brush clearing. The patient was successfully treated with a combined medical and surgical approach with complete resolution of the lung lesions and remains asymptomatic at 11-month follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-17
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Mycology Case Reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2014


  • Environmental exposure
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Multifocal pneumonia
  • Rhizopus microsporus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology


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