Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Asthma. 2007 Dec;44(10):891-5.

Case report: allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic fungal sinusitis successfully treated with voriconazole.

Author information

1
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Dallas Diagnostic Association, Plano, Texas 75093, USA. calspadre@yahoo.com

Abstract

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic fungal sinusitis are closely related disorders that rarely present in the same individual. The mainstay of treatment for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is systemic corticosteroids. Itraconazole is used as adjunctive therapy in refractory cases. Allergic fungal sinusitis requires initial sinus surgery followed by systemic steroids. Antifungal therapy has not proven to be beneficial in allergic fungal sinusitis. We report a case of concomitant allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic fungal sinusitis that was refractory to standard therapy but had dramatic clinical response following treatment with voriconazole.

PMID:
18097869
DOI:
10.1080/02770900701750197
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Taylor & Francis
    Loading ...
    Support Center