Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of mold-related allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis?

Updated: Sep 18, 2017
  • Author: Shih-Wen Huang, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis

The following conditions and findings must be excluded for diagnosis:

  • Asthma not associated with mold allergy

  • Chest radiographic infiltrate (eg, atelectasis, mucoid impactions, middle-lobe syndrome)

  • Bronchiectasis caused by other diseases

  • Other forms of hypersensitivity pneumonitis


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