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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies and patients

From: Isolated pulmonary mucormycosis in an immunocompetent patient: a case report and systematic review of the literature

Author/year Sex Age Pathogen Medical history Clinical presentation Treatment Diagnosis method Outcome
Huang et al. [9] F 60 Rhizomucor pusillus Bipolar disorder, hypothyroidism, acute liver failure Fever, leukocytosis Liposomal amphotericin B Endotracheal aspirations sample culture Died
Yang et al. [10] F 46 NA NA Pancoast syndrome, bone destruction of ribs Posaconazole CT-guided percutaneous biopsy Died
Santos Silva et al. [11] M 76 NA Repeated urinary infections, PTB Hemoptysis Liposomal amphotericin B surgery: middle lobectomy Lobectomy and histopathological examination Live
Wang et al. [12] M 31 NA NA Cough, weight loss, nausea, sour regurgitation, dyspnea, hemoptysis Liposomal amphotericin B NA Live
Persichino et al. [13] M 58 Rhizopus arrhizus Hepatic cirrhosis Septic shock, acute hypoxic respiratory failure Liposomal amphotericin B Cultures of BALF and swab Died
Zubairi et al. [14] M 45 Lichtheimia corymbifera NA Cough, fever, dyspnea, hemoptysis, rapid deterioration of both respiratory and renal functions Amphotericin B, voriconazole BALF culture Live
Hirano et al. [15] M 74 Cunninghamella berthollet ACO, AAA Dyspnea, fever Liposomal amphotericin B BALF culture Died
Grabala et al. [16] F 41 Mucor NA Cough, hemoptysis, multisystem organ failure Caspofungin, amphotericin B BALF culture Live
Yan et al. [17] F 55&66 Mucor NA 1 Fever, 2 cough, 2 hemoptysis 1 Liposomal amphotericin B 1surgery NA Live
Acharya et al. [18] M 44 NA NA Fever, cough, dyspnea, chest pain Amphotericin B deoxycholate Biopsy NA
Koneru et al. [19] F 48 NA NA Fever, dyspnea, hypoxemic respiratory failure Amphotericin B Autopsy Died
Jayakrishnan et al. [20] M 26 Mucor NA Vomiting, dyspnea, cough, fever, renal failure Liposomal amphotericin B BALF culture Died
Sarkar et al. [21] M 70 Mucor NA Fever, hemoptysis Liposomal amphotericin B CT -guided fine needle aspiration cytology and true cut biopsy Live
Lee et al. [22] M 52 NA COPD, PTB, hepatitis C Cough Amphotericin B Transcutaneous needle biopsy Live
  1. M, male; F, female; NA, not available; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ACO, asthma-COPD overlap; BALF, Bronchoalveolar lavage Fluid; PTB, pulmonary tuberculosis; AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm