BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-008683

Coexistence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and allergic aspergillus sinusitis in a patient without clinical asthma

  1. M P S Chawla
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER & DR. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gopal Chandra Ghosh, gcghosh86{at}


All patients with prolonged cough with a history of atopy, even if not clinically asthmatic, should be evaluated for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA); also, we suspect that we may miss the early diagnosis of ABPA if bronchial asthma is considered as a major criteria for the diagnosis of ABPA

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