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Related to bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: Aspergillus
a disease caused by species of Aspergillus, marked by inflammatory granulomatous lesions in the skin, ear, orbit, nasal sinuses, lungs, and sometimes bones and meninges.
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bronchopulmonary aspergillosisAny clinical form of aspergillosis affecting the lungs.
Aspergillus antibodies, IgE for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, positive sputum cytology.
Corticosteroids for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Clinical forms, Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
• Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis—Occurs in atopic patients.
• Invasive bronchopulmonary aspergillosis—Linked to immunosuppression.
• Saprophytic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis—Develops in pre-existing cavities.
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