Penicillosis in Patient of Acute Kidney Injury with Adenocarcinoma Lung: A Rare Presentation
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- Upma Narain
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Received Date: March 08, 2016; Accepted Date: March 22, 2016; Published Date: March 29,2016
Citation: Narain U, Gupta A (2016) Penicillosis in Patient of Acute Kidney Injury with Adenocarcinoma Lung: A Rare Presentation. J Nephrol Ther 6:241.doi:10.4172/2161-0959.1000241
Copyright: © 2016 Narain U, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Fungal infections are an increasing problem in immunocompromised patients. Members of the genus Penicillium rarely cause infections and are primarily limited to strains of the species Penicillium marnaffei. We are reporting a successfully treated case of culture proven pulmonary Penicillosis caused by Penicillium chrysogenum on the onset of Acute Kidney Injury in a patient of ademocarcinoma lung.