Pearls from Dr. Neil Schluger

Aspergilloma in patient with HIV and previous nontuberculous mycobacterium infection


  • Atypical or nontuberculous mycobacterium  

    Posted 07/19/16 09:59:37 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis

    Posted 07/19/16 10:03:01 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Aspergilloma treatment

    Posted 07/19/16 10:58:46 AM by Anna Krigel

  • For further reading...

    IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines on treatment of aspergillosis

    Posted 07/19/16 11:14:46 AM by Anna Krigel

  • 76 y/o with hoarseness and progressive dysphagia found to have active TB


  • DDx for Upper Lobe Cavitary Lesions:

    Silicosis - can see upper lobe disease, predominantly see eggshell calcifications around lymph nodes.

    Posted 11/17/16 11:22:28 AM by Adam Faye

  • Posted 11/17/16 11:30:37 AM by Adam Faye

  • TB Diagnosis:

    Posted 11/17/16 11:36:30 AM by Adam Faye

  • TB Infectivity:

    Posted 11/17/16 12:12:48 PM by Adam Faye

  • Drug Sensitive TB - Do NOT need to give Ethambutol 

    Posted 11/17/16 04:59:20 PM by Adam Faye

  • 73yo M admitted for elective PCI c/b hypoxia, workup reveals pulmonary TB


    27yo M with h/o pulmonary TB p/w hydropneumothorax 2/2 MDR TB


    43yoM w/EtOH cirrhosis p/w SOB found to have miliary TB


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