A diagnosis neglected for 6 years: report of a misdiagnosed case of pulmonary mucormycosis and review of the literature

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Author:
LI Wen-fang(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
HE Chao(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
LIU Xue-feng(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
WANG Sheng-yun(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
QU Jin-long(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
LIN Zhao-fen(Department of Emergency Medicine, Changzheng Hospital,Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China)
Journal Title:
CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL
Issue:
Volume 123, Issue 17, 2010
DOI:
10.3760/cma.j.issn.0366-6999.2010.17.036
Key Word:
pulmonary mucormycosis;misdiagnosis

Abstract´╝Ü

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