The lung of this immunocompromised teenager with neutropenia displayed brown nodules. This photo on the left

reveals an area of necrosis with very scanty surrounding inflammation. On the right is a silver stain of the necrotic

area which shows branching hyphae consistent with Aspergillus species. The patient had acute myelogenous

leukemia superimposed on aplastic anemia and had received chemotherapy and radiation therapy.


1 minute clinical correlation

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