Another rare presentation of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in a high burden tuberculosis country

Submitted: November 24, 2020
Accepted: February 24, 2021
Published: March 8, 2021
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Mediastinal lymphadenopathy is often associated with tuberculosis, especially in a high burden country like India. We present a case of an asymptomatic female, who had mediastinal lymphadenopathy and middle lobe collapse, both of which pointed towards a diagnosis of tuberculosis. Patient was later diagnosed as a case of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) on basis of clinical, radiological and serological findings. Hence, even in a high burden country and in background of bronchial asthma, ABPA should be kept as a differential diagnosis in patients presenting with mediastinal lymphadenopathy

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Kaur, Komaldeep, Karan Sharma, Nidhi Girdhar, Aditi Gupta, and Vishal Chopra. 2021. “Another Rare Presentation of Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis in a High Burden Tuberculosis Country”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 91 (3). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1696.