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    Aspergillosis Professional

    There are more than a hundred different species but most human disease is caused by Aspergillus fumigatus or Aspergillus niger . Occasionally, Aspergillus clavatus and ...

    Fungal Lung Infections Conditions

    The fungus called Aspergillus is often the one that causes these problems in the UK. The other way fungi can affect lungs is by infection: a small collection of fungus gathers in a parti...

    Fungal Ear Infection Conditions

    In the UK it occurs more often in summer than in winter. 9 out of 10 fungal infections are due to a fungus belonging to the Aspergillus species and the rest are caused by a fungus of the...

    Systemic Mycoses Professional

    This is usually caused by Aspergillus fumigatus ; patients with very advanced HIV infection are particularly at risk, mostly with pulmonary disease leading to severe necrotising pneumonia.

    Fungal Ear Infection (Otomycosis) Professional

    About 1 in 8 of otitis external infections is fungal in origin. 90% of fungal infections involve Aspergillus spp. and the rest Candida spp. [ 1 ] . The prevalence rate has been quoted as ...

    Fungal Lung Infections Professional

    The latter mechanism is involved in cases of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, aspergillus-induced asthma and extrinsic allergic alveolitis due to fungi (eg, maltworker's lung, far...

    Lung Abscess Professional

    Proteus mirabilis Pasteurella multocida - zoonotic infection from cats/dogs/cattle [ 4 ] Burkholderia pseudomallei - soil-borne Asian/Australian infection; cases occurred following the tsu...

    Intracranial Abscesses Professional

    Approximately 40% of abscesses originate from infection of adjacent structures - eg, otitis media, dental infection, mastoiditis, sinusitis. [ 4 , 5 ] Fungi :  Aspergillus, Candida...

    Epiglottitis Professional

    Candida spp. and Aspergillus spp. in immunocompromised patients. Non-infectious causes of epiglottitis reported include thermal causes (eg, steam, crack cocaine smoking), caustic insult...

    Hyperoxaluria Professional

    Provoked hyperoxaluria: excessive vitamin C intake, oxalate or ethylene glycol poisoning, inhalational anaesthetic reactions, urinary tract glycine irrigation, aspergillus infection, pyridoxi...

    Rhinitis and Nasal Obstruction Professional

    Candida spp., Aspergillus spp., Cryptococcus spp. and fungi of the class Zygomycetes (also previously called Phycomycetes) are most often implicated.

    Endophthalmitis Professional

    Other fungal endophthalmitis Infection with Candida spp. is by far the most common cause of fungal endophthalmitis but other fungi are occasionally found - notably Aspergillus spp. (foun...

    Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis Professional

    Malt worker's lung - exposure to Aspergillus clavatus in mouldy malt. Hot tub lung - exposure to Mycobacterium avium in poorly-maintained hot tubs. [ 6 ] Chemical worker's ...

    Vasculitis Professional

    Examples include rickettsial vasculitis, syphilitic aortitis and aspergillus arteritis. For non-infective causes, the CHCC classified vasculitis into: Large-vessel (eg, GCA) ...

    Mastoiditis Professional

    Mycobacteria (rare). Aspergillus and other fungi (rare). Presentation Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are important to reduce the risk of complications. [ 5 ] Acute (cl...

    Antifungal Medications Professional

    Fluconazole is more reliably absorbed than itraconazole but is not effective against Aspergillus spp. Therefore, itraconazole is preferred in patients at risk of invasive aspergillosis.

    Prostatitis Professional

    They may require more intensive treatment. Aspergillus spp. and Cryptococcus spp. may require aggressive antifungal treatment. Acute urinary retention requires suprapubic catheterisati...

    Primary Liver Cancer Professional

    HCC may also be associated with a high concentration of aflatoxins, a group of mycotoxins produced by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in food. In sub-Sah...

    Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus Professional

    Most affected patients only react to one of two fungi, most often Aspergillus fumigatus or Candida albicans . Patients with SAFS usually have chronic severe asthma symptoms despite maxi...

    Chorioretinal Inflammation Professional

    Very rarely, Whipple's disease. [ 7 ] Fungal infections: Candida spp. Aspergillus spp., Fusarium spp. Cryptococcus spp. Histoplasmosis and dimorphic fungi.