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Haemoptysis after Four Years of Lobectomy for Aspergilloma

Girish Sindhwani, Jagdish Rawat, Vikas Kesarwani

Keywords : Aspergilloma, Lobectomy, Haemoptysis

Citation Information : Sindhwani G, Rawat J, Kesarwani V. Haemoptysis after Four Years of Lobectomy for Aspergilloma. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2013; 55 (1):43-44.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-55-1-43

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


We present a case of a 26-year-old male who underwent lobectomy for life-threatening haemoptysis due to aspergilloma in an old tuberculosis left upper lobe cavity who presented with recurrence of haemoptysis four years after the surgery. Fibreoptic bronchoscopy revealed Aspergillus colonisation in the ectatic residual bronchus which is an uncommon complication of lobectomy. The patient was successfully managed with antifungal agents.

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