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Are children more susceptible to allergic pulmonary aspergillosis?

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Not necessarily kids

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa) is a hypersensitivity reaction to a.
Fumigatus colonization of the tracheobronchial tree and occurs in conjunction with asthma and cystic fibrosis (cf). 0.25-0.8% of people with asthma and approximately 7% of patients with CF are estimated to have abpa (this includeds kids and adults).

In brief: Not necessarily kids

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa) is a hypersensitivity reaction to a.
Fumigatus colonization of the tracheobronchial tree and occurs in conjunction with asthma and cystic fibrosis (cf). 0.25-0.8% of people with asthma and approximately 7% of patients with CF are estimated to have abpa (this includeds kids and adults).
Dr. Brian Bezack
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: ABPA

Unless they are very very young, have an immune deficiency, malignancy or are on long term immunosuppressive therapy, then the answer is a resounding "no".

In brief: ABPA

Unless they are very very young, have an immune deficiency, malignancy or are on long term immunosuppressive therapy, then the answer is a resounding "no".
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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