What is it?

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) refers to a condition which is characterized by
hypersensitivity reaction to Aspergillus fumigatus, a fungi found in the soil. In some people, exposure to aspergillus may lead to increased immune system reaction, resulting in airway and lung damage. It is more common in people with asthma, atopic dermatitis, ulcers, allergic rhinitis, and sinusitis.

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Signs & symptoms

Symptoms may include wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, bloody or brown mucus, fever, and a general weakness.


Diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and physical examination. Further evaluation may include lung imaging tests, allergy skin testing and blood tests.


Treatment may include oral corticosteroids, and oral antifungal treatment.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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