Aspergiloma

La aspergilosis es una infección pulmonar aguda causada por el hongo del género Aspergillus. Este tipo de hongo puede causar enfermedades de tres maneras: reacción alérgica en los asmáticos; colonización en el tejido cicatrizal e infección invasiva con neumonía que puede afectar el corazón, los pulmones, el cerebro y los riñones.Aspergiloma

Revision

Last reviewed 5/19/2013 by Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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