pulmonary aspergillosis


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pulmonary aspergillosis

Lung disease caused by Aspergillus.
See also: aspergillosis

pulmonary aspergillosis

Infection of the lung with Aspergillus fungi. This produces an illness resembling TUBERCULOSIS.
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Protective efficacy of antifungal immunization in opportunistic murine pulmonary aspergillosis.
Chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis should be differentiated from other forms of Aspergillus-related lung disease.
In this report, we describe a patient with pulmonary aspergillosis with a history of Wegener granulomatosis.
Rarely, ABPA can convert to one of the other disease entities associated with Aspergillus species, such as invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) or chronic necrotizing aspergillosis (CNPA).
In addition to patients who have had bone marrow or stem cell transplants, organ transplants, or chemotherapy for hematological malignancies, patients with certain genetic diseases, late stage AIDS with the associated neutropenia, and aplastic anemia are also at significant risk for pulmonary aspergillosis infections.
After the induction therapy, febrile neutropenia and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis developed.
A 38-year-old man had undergone allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for multiple myeloma, and his clinical course was complicated by chronic graft-vs-host disease, pulmonary aspergillosis, and bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia (BOOP), which was treated with high-dose steroids.
Noskin's poster noted that the historical mortality rates after bone marrow transplantation approach 90% for pulmonary aspergillosis and invasive candidiasis and can reach 100% for disseminated aspergillosis.
Pulmonary aspergillosis following H1N1 influenza A infection in pediatric patients.

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