Anti IgE antibody as treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in a patient with cystic fibrosis.

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) occurs in 7-9% of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and causes a worsening of lung function and respiratory symptoms. Standard treatment of ABPA consists of oral steroids; however, higher corticosteroid therapy associated to antifungal agent (itraconazole) long-term treatments are often required to reduce… (More)

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