Intern. Med. volume 35, issue 8, P657-659 1996 DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.35.657 View full text
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Yoichi NAKANISHI, Kentaro WAKAMATSU, Yoshitsugu NOMOTO, Masayuki KAWASAKI, Koichi TAKAYAMA, Jun YATSUNAMI, Nobuko TSURUTA, Shuichi HASHIMOTO, Nobuyuki HARA

Abstract: Wereport two cases of empyema as a complication of the percutaneous instillation of antifungal drugs for pulmonary and pleural aspergillosis.Case 1 underwent percutaneous administration of amphotericin B and fluconazole for 2 months. Six months later, the patient was found to have an Aspergillus empyemawith a bronchopleural fistula. Case 2 with pulmonary and pleural aspergillosis underwent percutaneous administration of amphotericin B for one month. Four months later, the patient underwent pleural drainage du…

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