Toxin- Aflatoxin, orchratoxin, fumagillin, gliotoxin


1.Aspergilloma(Most common)

ForewordLung cavitation already present

X-ray- Monod sign(Radiopaque lesion surrounded by radiolucency)

Treatment- Amphotericin B, voriconazole

2.Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis(ABPA)

Foreword- Accompanied with asthma, Th2↑

Diagnostic criteria(Major criteria)

CT- Central bronchiectasis

Treatment- Steroid, Itraconazole

3.Invasive aspergillosis

Forewaord- Immunocompromised patient

CT- Halo sign, ground glass, Air crescent

Treatment- Hematopoietic growth factors, Voriconazole

4.Chronic necrotizing aspergillus pneumonia

Foreword- Th1↓, lung fibrosis, Cavitary pneumonia

Treatment- Itraconazole

Published by Steve Johnson

I am a doctor who like to organise knowledges and share ideas with others. As a doctor, a lot of knowledges influx everyday and need some patient to organise and absorb. Here was my notes to share with you and hope to save your time to know it.

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