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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 203–205 | Cite as

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in children

  • Anbu Chetty
  • Menon R. K. 
  • Malviya A. N. 
Original Articles

Abstract

Three cases of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis are reported in the Pediatric age group. All patients had pulmonary infiltrates documented by chest radiographs. Precipitating antibodies against Af. antigen was demonstrated in two patients. All three had Type I and Type III reaction to Af antigen. Central bronchiectasis was seen in two patients.

Key words

AB PA: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis A f: aspergillus fumigatus 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anbu Chetty
    • 1
  • Menon R. K. 
    • 1
  • Malviya A. N. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics and medicineAll India Institute of Medical SciencesAnsari Nagar, New Delhi

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