Case Reports in Infectious Diseases / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Invasive Mucormycosis Induced Pneumopericardium: A Rare Cause of Pneumopericardium in an Immunocompromised Patient

Table 1

Characteristic findings of previously reported cases of fungal pneumopericardium.

Case numberAuthor Age/sex Underlying conditionPrimary diseaseOrganism Treatment Outcome

1Rosenbaum et al. [6]41/MN/AMycotic aortic aneurysmHistoplasma capsulatum N/ADied
2Xie et al. [7]51/MInvasive pulmonary aspergillomaAspergillus empyemaAspergillusIrrigation and debridement of empyemaRecovered
3van Ede et al. [8]29/MAcute myelogenous leukemiaPulmonary invasive aspergillosisAspergillus Amphotericin BDied
4Müller et al. [9]40/MChronic myelogenous leukemiaProgressive dyspnea, lungs consolidationAspergillusAmphotericin BDied
5Owens et al. [10]14/MAcute lymphoblastic leukemiaPulmonary nodulesAspergillus Amphotericin BRecovered
6Yilmaz et al. [11]59/FAcute lymphoblastic leukemiaInvasive pulmonary aspergillosisAspergillus Amphotericin BRecovered
7Serrano-Gonzalez et al. [12]5/MAcute lymphoblastic leukemiaInvasive pulmonary aspergillosisAspergillus Amphotericin B, itraconazoleRecovered
8Bhindi and Rees [13]92/MLarge cell esophageal lymphomaPneumopericardiumCandida albicansFluconazoleRecovered
9Li et al. [14]60/MN/APericarditisCandida glabrata, K. pneumoniae, strep. viridansAntimycotics, antibioticsRecovered

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