Chapter 5--Aspergillosis: from diagnosis to treatment.

  • M. Sales
  • Published 2009 in
    Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao…


Aspergillosis is a multifaceted disease whose clinical manifestations (allergic, saprophytic and invasive forms) are determined by the host immune response. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is characterized by corticosteroid-dependent asthma, fever, hemoptysis and destruction of the airways, which can evolve to fibrosis with honeycombing. The… (More)