Successful management of Aspergillus infection of an open window thoracostomy with topical liposomal amphotericin B
Med Mycol Case Rep. 2021 Aug 17;34:38-41. doi: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2021.08.004. eCollection 2021 Dec.
We present the case of a previously healthy 54-year-old man who was hospitalized for an Aspergillus fumigatus infection of an open window thoracotomy. Patient was successfully treated for 8 consecutives weeks with daily topical pleural liposomal amphotericine B administered by soaked gauzes combined with systemic therapy.