Ann Thorac Surg 1992;53:892-893
© 1992 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Primary pulmonary cryptococcosis presenting as a superior sulcus tumor
Stanley Ziomek, MD,
William Weinstein, MD,
Matthew Margulies, MD,
Richard A. Braun, MD*
Departments of Surgery, Infectious Disease, and Pulmonary Medicine, Kaiser-Permanente Medical Care Program, Panorama City, California USA
Accepted for publication September 4, 1991.
* Address reprint request to Dr Braun, Department of Surgery. Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 13652 Cantara St, Panorama City, CA 91402.
A patient underwent resection of a superior sulcus tumor after an extensive workup was nondiagnostic. Postoperatively, primary pulmonary cryptococcosis was diagnosed. Management of this patient is presented along with a review of the literature.
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