Giant lung cavity due to three different pathogens in a patient receiving inhaled salmeterol plus fluticasone propionate for asthma

CONCLUSION: Tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections are a potential consequence of inhaled corticosteroid use. Clinicians overseeing such patients need to be vigilant about the need for timely investigations about tuberculosis before and during prescribing medications containing inhaled corticosteroids.PMID:38078667 | DOI:10.1080/02770903.2023.2293069
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research