TOO MANY MOULDY JOINTS – MARIJUANA AND CHRONIC PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS

Youssef Gargani, Paul Bishop, David Denning
  • Youssef Gargani
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  • Paul Bishop
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Abstract

Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis is a progressive debilitating disease with multiple underlying pulmonary diseases described. Here we report the association of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis and long term marijuana smoking in 2 patients and review the literature related to invasive and allergic aspergillosis

Keywords

Fungal Infections, Aspergillus fumigatus, tobacco, smoke, pneumothorax, bulla, aspergilloma

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Published: 2011-01-13 00:00:00
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