Pneumopericardium due to invasive pulmonary aspergillosis

J Infect Chemother. 2007 Oct;13(5):341-2. doi: 10.1007/s10156-007-0542-7. Epub 2007 Oct 30.

Abstract

We describe a 59-year-old female patient with leukemia who developed pneumopericardium as a complication of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Spiral computed tomography (CT) was very helpful for the detection of such complications.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aspergillosis / complications*
  • Aspergillosis / drug therapy
  • Aspergillosis / immunology
  • Aspergillosis / microbiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / diagnosis
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / immunology
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / microbiology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumopericardium / diagnosis
  • Pneumopericardium / diagnostic imaging
  • Pneumopericardium / microbiology*
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / immunology
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / microbiology*
  • Radiography