Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA): Aspergillus causes inflammation in the lungs and allergy symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, but doesn’t cause an infection.[2] ...Source: CDC1 ...

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Symptoms of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

The symptoms of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) are similar to asthma symptoms, including:

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Causes of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

ABPA can affect healthy people but it is most common in people with asthma or cystic fibrosis. ...Source: MedLinePlus (NIH)3 ...

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Causes List for Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Some possible causes of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis or similar disorders may include:4

  • Aspergillosis (symptoms of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis)
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Treatments: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Allergic forms of aspergillosis For allergic forms of aspergillosis such as allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) or allergic Aspergillus sinusitis, the recommended treatment is itraconazole, a prescription antifungal medication. Corticosteroids may also be helpful. ...Source: CDC5 ...

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Diagnosis

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: ABPA; Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis; Aspergillosis, allergic bronchopulmonary; ABPA; Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis; Aspergillosis, allergic bronchopulmonary; Hinson-Pepys disease ...Source: GARD (NIH)6 ...

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References

  1. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ fungal/ diseases/ aspergillosis/ definition.html
  2. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ fungal/ diseases/ aspergillosis/ symptoms.html
  3. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ aspergillosis.html
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ fungal/ diseases/ aspergillosis/ treatment.html
  6. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 602/ allergic-bronchopulmonary-aspergillosis

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