bronchopulmonary aspergillosis


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aspergillosis

 [as″per-jil-o´sis]
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.
bronchopulmonary aspergillosis infection of the lungs and bronchi by Aspergillus; see aspergilloma.

bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Any clinical form of aspergillosis affecting the lungs.

Diagnosis
Aspergillus antibodies, IgE for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, positive sputum cytology.
 
Management
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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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis without asthma complicating PTB.
High attenuation mucoid impaction in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. World J Radiol.
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Chemokines indicate allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Although opportunistic infections were rare in tocilizumab trials, there have been several recent case reports of atypical infections associated with tocilizumab use in RA patients, including an ophthalmic herpes zoster virus infection, a case of recurrent allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, and a case of cytomegalovirus associated pneumonitis.
This rate is higher in patients with asthma, allergies (atopic), and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. It is interesting that the incidence of allergic fungal sinusitis is higher in warmer climates.
Jay Kolls, Professor and Chair of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, and colleagues wanted to identify the factors that determine why only some develop the allergy and what factors regulate tolerance or sensitisation to the mould resulting in the development of ABPA (Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis).
Terbinaf'me in the treatment of non-immunocompromised compassionate cases of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. Mycoses.
However, granulomas are a prominent feature of 2 less common forms of pulmonary aspergillosis (chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis).
Case Description: A 15-year-old male with a history of cystic fibrosis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, presented in September of 2009 to the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic of Cincinnati Children's Hospital for routine follow-up.