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Background: Aspergilloma and lung cancer have similar risk factors, clinical features, and supporting features. Special supporting examinations are needed to rule out the differential diagnosis of aspergilloma.

Case presentation: A 52-year-old male patient with coughing up blood and risk factors for smoking had a chest X-ray and computed tomography scan (CT scan) of the thorax and found a picture of a lung tumor. Bronchoscopy was carried out, and a bronchial lavage culture was carried out for the impression of Aspergillosis, given 1x150 mg of fluconazole for 6 months with improved clinical results and chest radiographs as well as negative sputum culture results.

Conclusion: This patient showed the condition of aspergilloma mimicking lung cancer.


Aspergilloma Aspergillosis Lung cancer

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Bagus HS, M., Irvan Medison, Dewi Wahyu Fitrina, & Dessy Mizarti. (2024). Aspergilloma Mimicry of Lung Cancer: A Case Report. Bioscientia Medicina : Journal of Biomedicine and Translational Research, 8(7), 4545-4550.