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What is an allergic fungal sinusitis in a child?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
In brief: Allergic fungal inf
Answer: extremely unusual.
It is actually not clear to me what this means. Children can get fungal diseases, just like adults, but nowhere near as often. More likely in disease states like cystic fibrosis, immune deficiency, leukemia, etc. There is one particular fungal condition, "aspergillosis", common in asthmatics and can also cause sinus infection, which has "allergic" in its title.

In brief: Allergic fungal inf
Answer: extremely unusual.
It is actually not clear to me what this means. Children can get fungal diseases, just like adults, but nowhere near as often. More likely in disease states like cystic fibrosis, immune deficiency, leukemia, etc. There is one particular fungal condition, "aspergillosis", common in asthmatics and can also cause sinus infection, which has "allergic" in its title.
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