Treatment of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis after successful hepatitis C therapy in a patient with fluconazole induced hepatotoxicity


A patient with hepatitis C infection and cavitary pul- monary coccidioidomycosis is reported. Treatment of hepatitis C was associated with resolution of flucona- zole-induced hepatotoxicity. Successful treatment of he- patitis C enabled the patient to tolerate increaseing doses of fluconazole. This case highlights that hepatic toxicity of fluconazole can improve after successful treatment of hepatitis C.

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Movahedi, Z. , Wisinger, D. , Petre, S. , Ravi, J. , Ardiles, T. , Prevette, R. , Al-Yaqoobi, A. and Nadir, A. (2012) Treatment of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis after successful hepatitis C therapy in a patient with fluconazole induced hepatotoxicity. Open Journal of Gastroenterology, 2, 22-27. doi: 10.4236/ojgas.2012.21005.

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