A case of trilobar pulmonary mucormycosis in a diabetic patient with severe obstructive pulmonary disease, successfully treated with systemic antifungal therapy and complete video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) resection, is presented. The VATS approach permitted accurate diagnosis and definitive therapy using lung-sparing techniques in a minimally invasive manner.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Part A|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2000|
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