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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: An allergic reaction that occurs in the bronchopulmonary tract due to the occurrence of aspergillosis. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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In some individuals, exposure to these fungi also can lead to asthma or to a lung disease resembling severe inflammatory asthma called allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. This latter condition, which occurs only in a minority of people with asthma, is characterized by wheezing, low-grade fever, and coughing up of brown-flecked masses or mucus plugs. Skin testing, blood tests, X-rays, and examination of the sputum for fungi can help establish the diagnosis. Corticosteroid drugs are usually effective in treating this reaction; immunotherapy (allergy shots) is not helpful. (Source: excerpt from Something in the Air Airborne Allergens: NIAID)
In some individuals, exposure to these fungi also can lead to asthma or to a lung disease resembling... (Source: excerpt from Something in the Air Airborne Allergens: NIAID)
Aspergillosis of the lung occurring in an individual with long-standing bronchial asthma. It is characterized by pulmonary infiltrates, eosinophilia, elevated serum IgE and immediate type skin reactivity to aspergillus antigen.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, or a subtype of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
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Medical Conditions associated with Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis:
Bronchitis (273 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Immune system symptoms (465 causes), Bronchial symptoms (273 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Infection (1293 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)
Symptoms related to Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis:
Allergies, Hay fever (16 causes), Dust allergies, Pollen allergies, Anaphylaxis (237 causes), Peanut allergy, Shellfish allergy, Cough (1407 causes), Fungal infections (22 causes), Aspergillus fimigatus
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