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A rare case report of tracheobronchial aspergillosis with endobronchial aspergilloma in a patient clinically recovered from COVID-19


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AIIMS, Patna, Bihar, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, AIIMS, Patna, Bihar, India

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Deependra K Rai,
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AIIMS, Patna - 801 507, Bihar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpm.ijpm_780_21

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 has led to an increased incidence of fungal infections. However, pulmonary infections are rare. COVID-associated pulmonary aspergillosis has been reported; however, there is no prior report of tracheobronchial aspergillosis with endobronchial aspergilloma as per the authors' literature search. We report such a case of a 65-year-old male with radiology and biopsy-proven endobronchial aspergilloma upon a background of tracheobronchial and pulmonary aspergillosis after having recovered clinically from severe COVID-19 disease.


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