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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 294-295

Cytomegalovirus pneumonia with pulmonary mucormycosis


Department of Pathology, M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Vijaya V Mysorekar
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.41704

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Solid organ transplantation is becoming increasingly common in the treatment of end-stage organ failure. However, despite improvements in patient and allograft survival, immunosuppression-induced compromised cell-mediated immunity predisposes transplant recipients to opportunistic infections. We describe a case of mixed opportunistic lung infection in the form of cytomegalovirus pneumonia and mucormycosis in a renal transplant recipient. Prompt recognition and treatment of infection is imperative for successful transplantation.


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