Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, community outreach, advocacy and research. AANMA facilitates communication of quality information among patients, parents, physicians, community members, government and private industry through accurate guidance and clearly written resources on asthma and allergies, provided through its website, aanma.org, published reports, position statements, quarterly magazine, Allergy & Asthma Today, and monthly newsletter, The MA Report.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, community outreach, advocacy and research. AANMA facilitates communication of quality information among patients, parents, physicians, community members, government and private industry through accurate guidance and clearly written resources on asthma and allergies, provided through its website, aanma.org, published reports, position statements, quarterly magazine, Allergy & Asthma Today, and monthly newsletter, The MA Report.

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Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis" returned 105 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anti IgE antibody as treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in a patient with cystic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): A M Zicari, C Celani, G De Castro, R Valerio De Biase, M Duse

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014 Jul;18(13):1839-41.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) occurs in 7-9% of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and causes a worsening of lung function and respiratory symptoms. Standard treatment of ABPA consists of oral steroids; however, higher corticosteroid therapy associated to antifungal ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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Prevalence and risk factors for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in Indian children with cystic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): V K Sharma, D Raj, I Xess, R Lodha, S K Kabra

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2014 Apr;51(4):295-7.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a common complication in patients with cystic fibrosis. This cross-sectional study was planned to determine the prevalence and risk factors for ABPA in Indian children with cystic fibrosis.

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Excellent outcome of Aspergillous endophthalmitis in a case of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
 

Author(s): Balbir Khan, Ravi Vohra, Rajwinder Kaur, Sukhwinder Singh, ,

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;62(3):352-4.

 

While invasive aspergillosis occurs typically in severely immunocompromised patients, cases of surgical site infections have been reported in immunocompetent individuals. The purpose is to report an eye with post-operative Aspergillus endophthalmitis, which achieved a good visual ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2014

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The terms "Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of inhaled amphotericin in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
 

Author(s): I S Sehgal, R Agarwal

Journal: J Postgrad Med. ;60(1):41-5.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an immunological pulmonary disorder caused by immune reactions mounted against the ubiquitous fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. The disease clinically manifests with poorly controlled asthma, hemoptysis, systemic manifestations like fever, ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis presenting as chronic cough in an elderly woman without previously documented asthma.
 

Author(s): Richard Roth, Michael Schatz

Journal: Perm J. 2013 ;17(2):e103-8.

 

A nonsmoking woman in her mid-70s presents to the allergist for consultation of a chronic cough of almost 3-years' duration without a specific diagnosis as to etiology in spite of numerous diagnostic tests and therapeutic trials. This is a case report from a specialist point of view ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in asthma and cystic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Alan P Knutsen, Raymond G Slavin

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2011 ;2011():843763.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a Th2 hypersensitivity lung disease in response to Aspergillus fumigatus that affects asthmatic and cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Sensitization to A. fumigatus is common in both atopic asthmatic and CF patients, yet only 1-2% of asthmatic ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2011

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Open-label Vitamin D Trial for Patients With Cystic Fibrosis and Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cystic Fibrosis; Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis; A. Fumigatus

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2010

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Protocol TARC-ABPA
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Allergic Broncho-Pulmonary Aspergillosis

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2015

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Mechanisms of Immune Tolerance and Inflammation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis With ABPA
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cystic Fibrosis; Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2010

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