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Definition of Aspergillosis

Aspergillosis: Infection with the fungus Aspergillus, seen especially in people with compromised immune systems in whom there may be invasive lung infection and sometimes spread to other tissues, including the brain, the skin, and bones. Aspergillosis also causes allergic sinusitis and allergic bronchopulmonary disease.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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