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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 330-333
Aspergillosis after Renal Transplantation

1 Renal transplantation unit, Imam Hospital, Tabriz Medical University, Iran
2 Pulmonary disease Unit, Imam Hospital, Tabriz Medical University, Iran

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Mohammad Reza Ardalan
Renal Transplantation unit, Imam Hospital, Tabriz Medical University, Tabriz
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We report a case of a 32-year-old man who presented with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and bronchial ulcerations that resulted in massive hemoptysis and concomitant thrombotic microangiopathy shortly after cadaveric renal transplantation. Despite vigorous antifungal therapy the patient succumbed due to apoplexy of brain fungal mass lesion.

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