Coccidioidomycosis in pregnancy: Case report and review of a
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
A 33-year old Hispanic female was evaluated after she was involved in an automobile accident. Radiographic evaluation showed a 3.2 × 3.2 cm cavitary thick-walled lesion. A biopsy was negative for malignancy. Evaluation was positive for coccidioidomycosis by complement fixation reaction. Four months later, the patient presented 7 weeks into a pregnancy with massive hemoptysis. Bronchoscopy revealed bleeding from the right upper lobe and emergency embolization was performed. The patient had a spontaneous abortion 9 days after admission. The right upper and middle lobes of the lung were resected due to continuous bleeding. A subsequent pregnancy was un-eventful.....

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214911216300236
Preview
Dr. v●●●●m u●●●●●●y and 2 other likes this
Like
Comment
Share