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Removal of endobronchial mucormycosis lesion through a rigid bronchoscope.
  1. S al-Majed,
  2. F al-Kassimi,
  3. M Ashour,
  4. M O Mekki,
  5. S Sadiq
  1. Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


    A 44 year old man with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus developed endobronchial mucormycosis, which totally obstructed the right lower lobe bronchus. The lesion was removed through a rigid bronchoscope. Two weeks later the bronchus was free of mucormycosis histologically and on culture.

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