International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


ABPA Mimiking Pulmonary Tubeculosis - A Case Report

Dr. S. Alaguraja | Dr. Saivikas Reddy


Abstract: Allergic Broncho pulmonaryAspergillosisis a immune mediated hypersensitivity reaction to inhaled spores of fungus Aspergillus fumigatus seen exclusively in patients with longstanding asthma. It is seen in about 20% of patients with asthma ABPA is frequently misdiagnosed as tuberculosis because of common presentation and radiological features. Here we present a case of ABPA misdiagnosed as Pulmonary Tuberculosis.


Keywords: ABPA, Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Tuberculosis


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 73 - 74


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