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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)

Modality: CT (non-contrast)

From the case:

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) - “CT guided aspiration of the lesion confirmed bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.Bronchocoeles are a feature of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ...”

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 can be seen on either chest radiograph or CT chest and refers to the characteristic sign of a bronchocoele. The same appea...”
  • Bronchocoele - “A bronchocoele (also termed mucoid impaction) refers to a mucous-filled dilated bronchi surrounded by aerated lung.PathologyCausesThey may result f...”

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