Title: Aspergillus in Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis – A Case Report
Authors: Pavithra, Ambedkar Raj, Sarada
Aspergillus, saprophytic fungi causes a broad spectrum of disease in human host ranging from hypersensitivity reaction to direct angio invasion. Aspergillus primarily affects lungs causing four syndromes 1. Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis, 2. Chronic Nectrotizing Aspergillosis, 3.Aspergilloma, 4. Invasive Aspergillosis. Aspergillosis usually occurs in residual cavity caused by old tuberculosis. Aspergillosis with active pulmonary tuberculosis have been rarely reported.