pulmonary aspergillosis

pulmonary aspergillosis
infection of the lungs with Aspergillus; an acute invasive form is sometimes seen in immunocompromised patients, characterized by pulmonary infiltration and often pulmonary vascular involvement, necrosis, cavitation, areas of hemorrhagic pulmonary infarction, and sometimes aspergillomas that may impede air flow. Cf. Aspergillus pneumonia>.

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