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Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : OD03 - OD04

Youngest Case of Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis in India: A Case Report from Arid Zone of India

Navgeet Mathur, Medha Mathur, Virendra Singh

1. Senior Resident, Department of General Medicine, Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. 2. Senior Resident, Department of Community Medicine and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. 3. Professor, Department of General Medicine, Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Medha Mathur,
306, PG Hostel, AIIMS, Basni Industrial Area, Phase II, AIIMS, Jodhpur- 342005, Rajasthan, India.
E-mail: drmedhamathur@yahoo.co.in

Abstract

Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) is an immunological allergic disorder and asthmatic patients are predisposed to ABPA. Although, ABPA commonly develops in the third and fourth decades but no age group is unaffected from the disease. Youngest case of ABPA in India so far reported was four years of age. This case report is about a young child of bronchial asthma with ABPA aged four years and nine days only, from arid zone of country. Her diagnosis of ABPA was supported by clinical, serological and radiological findings. This case report concludes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of ABPA along with general awareness for the disease.

Keywords

Aspergillus fumigatus, Bronchial asthma, Immunological allergic disorder

How to cite this article :

Navgeet Mathur, Medha Mathur, Virendra Singh. YOUNGEST CASE OF ALLERGIC BRONCHO PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS IN INDIA: A CASE REPORT FROM ARID ZONE OF INDIA. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 May 27 ]; 11:OD03-OD04. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=April&volume=11&issue=4&page=OD03-OD04&id=9513

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/21619.9513



Date of Submission: May 25, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Jun 09, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 03, 2017
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017


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