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Gastrointestinal tract aspergilloma: possible cause of malabsorption.
  1. R J Prescott,
  2. N Y Haboubi,
  3. I E Burton
  1. Department of Histopathology, University Hospital of South Manchester, West Didsbury.


    A 62 year old man with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia presented with malabsorption, the cause of which could not be found during life. Necropsy examination showed aspergillosis, limited to the stomach, where tumour-like masses were seen, the oesophagus, and lungs. This case illustrates the problems of diagnosing fungal infections in life and the importance of clinicopathological correlation at necropsy.

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