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Pulmonary adiaspiromycosis treated without antifungal drugs

The case of a 40-year-old agricultural worker affected by pulmonary adiaspiromycosis is reported. An etiological diagnosis had been established by means of a biopsy via thoracoscopy. Treatment with corticosteroids without antifungal drugs was chosen, and the patient responded well to this, with improvements in clinical and radiological conditions three weeks after the beginning of the symptoms.

Pulmonary mycosis; Adiaspiromycosis; Emmonsia parva var crescens; Corticotherapy

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