A young woman with ring-enhancing lesions.

Andrew Naidech*

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A non-neutropenic patient receiving corticosteroids for systemic lupus erythematosus presented with fever, headache, and seizures. Ring enhancing lesions were found on computed tomography of the brain, and biopsy demonstrated Aspergillus fumigatis. Despite treatment, the patient died, and necropsy revealed Aspergillus endocarditis of the mitral and tricuspid valves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-161
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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  • Medicine(all)


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