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.

PMID:34804785 | PMC:PMC8581452 | DOI:10.1016/j.mmcr.2021.08.004

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