Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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What is the definition of Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis?

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is an allergic lung reaction to a type of fungus (Aspergillus fumigatus). Symptoms vary, but may include wheezing, bronchial hyperreactivity, hemoptysis, productive cough, low-grade fever, malaise, and weight loss. It is more common in ...

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What are the alternative names for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis?

  • ABPA
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis
  • Aspergillosis, allergic bronchopulmonary
  • Hinson-Pepys disease

Latest Research

Latest Advance
  • Condition: Behçet's Disease with Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Aspergillus Auriculatus Infection
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Anti-Fungals and Corticosteroids
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 26-year-old woman diagnosed with Behçet's disease, an inflammatory disease that leads to multisystemic immune dysfunction and that involves pulmonary system alterations, with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and Aspergillus auriculatus infection treated with anti-fungals and corticosteroids.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Journal: British journal of clinical pharmacology
  • Treatment Used: Inhalated Formulation of Itraconazole (PUR1900)
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study evaluated an inhaled formulation of itraconazole (PUR1900) in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (an allergic inflammatory disease occurring in asthmatics and patients with cystic fibrosis).
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Pulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Journal: Mycoses
  • Treatment Used: Nebulised Amphoterricin B Deoxycholate (Fungizone)
  • Number of Patients: 177
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of nebulised amphoterricin B deoxycholate (Fungizone) in patients with pulmonary Aspergillosis.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Asthma and Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Journal: Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society
  • Treatment Used: Omalizumab
  • Number of Patients: 27
  • Published —
This study assessed the safety and effectiveness of omalizumab for the treatment of asthma and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with cystic fibrosis.