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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Voriconazole and posaconazole improve asthma severity in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and severe asthma with fungal sensitization.
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Diagnosis and management of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Serum anti-Aspergillus fumigatus antibodies by immunoblot and ELISA in cystic fibrosis with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
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Five patients had cystic fibrosis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
First described in 1952 by Hinson et al, (1) the syndrome of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is characterized by bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, peripheral eosinophila, and asthma coupled with intermittent cough productive of mucous plugs containing Aspergillus.
Measurement of IgE always indicated in patients with suspected IgE monoclonal gammopathy Hyper-IgE syndrome Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis Immunodeficiency syndromes Measurement of IgE sometimes indicated in patients with suspected Allergic disease Helminthic parasitism Measurement of IgE usually not indicated in patients with suspected Inflammatory diseases Nonparasitic infectious diseases
in sputum, presence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, and treatment with azithromycin or ibuprofen).
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an intense inflammatory reaction to the fungus, Aspergillus fumigatus, and can cause irreversible lung damage in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma.