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May 1983

Bronchopleural Fistula Followed by Massive Fatal Hemoptysis in a Patient With Pulmonary Mucormycosis: A Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medical Division, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(5):1029-1030. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350050193037

• A patient had complications of invasive pulmonary mucormycosis. A bronchopleural fistula developed, representing a rare complication of pulmonary mucormycosis. Massive fatal hemoptysis occurred, due to the propensity of mucormycosis to Invade blood vessels.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1029-1030)

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