Disease Information for Sinusitis, aspergillosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cheek Pain/Tenderness
Facial pain worse bending over
Head fullness
Altered taste/Taste perception
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Headache
Loss of Taste
Parosmia (odd smells)
Smelling Burnt Rubber/Feathers
Hemoptysis
Nasal congestion
Nasal discharge
Nasal purulent discharge
Nose blocked/stuffy
Painful maxillary sinus
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Snoring
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever in Neutropenia
AIDS with Fever
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Branched Hyphae in tissue
Microlab/Aspergillus fumagatus isolation/sputum
Microlab/Aspergillus/precipitins serum
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Galactomannan, Serum (lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Transillumination/sinuses abnormal
Pathology
BX/Sinus Abnormal
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/Sinus abnormality
MRI/Sinus abnormality
X-RAY
Xray/Opacified paranasal sinus
Xray/Paranasal sinus mass
Xray/Sinus abnormality
Xray/Sinusitis findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Bronchitis, acute
Rhinitis, atopic
Wegeners granulomatosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Fungal Brain Abscess
Fungal Sinusitis
Mastoiditis
Nasal obstruction
Orbital apex syndrome
Rhinitis/chronic granulomatous
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Fungus (category)
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Maxillary sinus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amphotericin B (Fungizone)
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
Definition

Aspergillosis ; Pulmonary Aspergillosis; Aspergilloma;

Bronchopulmonary Allergic Aspergillosis; Endocarditis;

Invasive Aspergillosis; Madura Foot; Mycetoma;

Pulmonary Mycetoma (all variant items); Aspergillosis is a term used to describe a group of pulmonary infections caused by inhaling the fungus Aspergillus; Most people who are exposed to this common fungus are not affected by it, but those with an impaired immune system, or an abnormal immune response, may become ill; Three different infections may be caused by Aspergillus: allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, pulmonary mycetoma (aspergilloma) or invasive aspergillosis---------[NORD 2005]---------

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