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Non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung infection complicated by chronic necrotising pulmonary aspergillosis


We report four cases of pulmonary mycobacterial disease (three due to Mycobacterium malmoense and one to Myco- bacterium avium intracellulare) complicated by the development of chronic necrotising pulmonary aspergillosis. Difficulties with treatment and the potential benefits of steroids are discussed.

  • aspergillosis
  • chronic necrotising aspergillosis
  • non-tuberculous mycobacteria
  • mycosis
  • corticosteroids

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