Acute invasive aspergillosis

Alternative names
Aspergillosis - acute invasive; Pulmonary aspergillosis - invasive type

Definition
The invasive type of pulmonary aspergillosis is an acute fungal infection of the lungs that produces illness almost exclusively in immunosuppressed or immunodeficient people.

See Pulmonary aspergillosis - invasive type.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 5, 2012
by Potos A. Aagen, M.D.

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