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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Angioinvasive pulmonary aspergillosis after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation: clinical and high-resolution computed tomography findings in 12 cases.
fumigatus was obtained from a case of pulmonary aspergillosis at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital.
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis complicating influenza A pneumonia in a previously healthy patient.
Based on the clinical, radiological and cytological findings, the patient was diagnosed with chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis and treated successfully with oral itraconazole on regular follow up.
6%) cases with 1 case each of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and aspergilloma.
unusual cause of lethal pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Many of our resistant isolates came from this group, in particular from 9 patients with chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis with [greater than or equal to]1 aspergillomas, which may explain the high frequency of resistance in our center.
One of the latter 2 patients was a 10-year-old boy with X-linked CGD and a probable diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (9); the other patient was a 60-year-old man who had chronic lymphocytic leukemia and in whom cerebral aspergillosis later developed and was confirmed by biopsy.

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