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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)

Modality: CT Finger in glove appearance of ABPA

From the case:

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) - “Chest x-ray in a 40 year old female with cough demonstrates a mass overlying the left hilum. In the right upper parahilar region a few ring shadow ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Pulmonary aspergillosis - “Pulmonary apergillosis is a collective term used to refer to a number of conditions caused by infection with a fungus of the Aspergillus species (u...”
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis - “Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is at one end of the spectrum of disease caused by pulmonary aspergillosis and can be classified as ...”
  • Finger in glove sign - “The finger in glove sign seen on CXR and CT chest and refers to the characteristic sign of a bronchocoele.CausesObstructiveIn bronchial obstruction...”
  • Bronchocoele - “A bronchocoele (also termed mucoid impaction) refers to a mucous-filled dilated bronchi surrounded by aerated lung. PathologyCausesThey may result ...”

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