Aspergillosis

Toxin- Aflatoxin, orchratoxin, fumagillin, gliotoxin Type 1.Aspergilloma(Most common) Foreword– Lung 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 […]