Allergic broncho-pulmonary helmintyhiasis (ABPH)

Vijayan, V K (1991) Allergic broncho-pulmonary helmintyhiasis (ABPH). Lung India, 9 (4). pp. 145-148. ISSN Print: 0970-2113; Online: 0974-598X

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Infestations with helminths (cestodes, nematodes and trematodes) are the commonest causes of pulmonary eosinophilia in tropical countries (1-3). Other causes of pulmonary eosinophilia include Allergic Broncho-Pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) (4), chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (5), cryptogenic pulmonary fibrosis (6), Wegener’s granulomatosis (7), lymphomatoid granulomatosis (8) eosinophilic granuloma of lung (9), the Churg-Strauss syndrome (10), drug hypersensitivity reactions (11) and infections such as brucellosis (12), coccidioidomycosis (13), corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (14) and tuberculosis (15).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Clinical Research
Divisions: Clinical Research
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 07:42
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 09:01

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