A fungal infection -- resulting from the fungus
Aspergillus -- of the lungs that can spread through the blood to
other organs. Symptoms include fever, chills, difficulty in breathing, and
coughing up blood. If the infection reaches the brain, it may cause dementia (see). Amphotericin B is a recommended treatment. Itraconazole may be considered for less serious disease or for those who cannot tolerate amphotericin B.
an uncommon life-threatening infection caused by
the fungus Aspergillus. Aspergillosis typically infects the lungs and
sinuses, but can spread through the blood to other organs including the
brain, heart and spleen. Symptoms include cough, chest pain, fever and
to find source(s) of the term definition cited above (see superscript).
If the term you are looking for is not included in this glossary/dictionary, search