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The 39th Annual Meetingof Japan Society of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders

The 39th Annual Meetingof Japan Society of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous DisordersDate: Tuesday, May 1, 2018Year: 2018Location: Pacifico Yokohama, JapanContent-type: current_conferences
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Mao Peng, Maria V. Aguilar-Pontes, Ronald P. de Vries, Miia R. M äkelä
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Point Counter-Point Source Type: research
Conclusion The existence of triazole resistance among A. fumigatus isolates in Taiwan and mainland China indicates the need for continuous monitoring from now on.
Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Metagenomic sequencing revealed enrichment of microbes in single types of sarcoidosis samples, but limited concordance across sample types. Statistical analysis accounting for environmental contamination was essential to avoiding false positives. PMID: 28846439 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Respir Crit Care Med Source Type: research
Conclusions:The current clinical observation serves to remind clinicians of the challenges faced in diagnosing brain ring-enhancing lesions, especially in patients with pre-existing brain disorders. Furthermore, it highlights the difficulty in treating invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised hosts. More studies are needed to establish the incidence and clinical course of invasive fungal infections in patients with sarcoidosis and infliximab therapy.Disclosure: Dr. Van Sanford has nothing to disclose. Dr. Obeidat has nothing to disclose. Dr. Zabeti has received personal compensation for activities with Biogen, Genzy...
Source: Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Autoimmunity with Infection, Syphilis, Lyme, Tuberculosis, and other Bacteria Source Type: research
This article is an abridged version of the AWMF mould guideline “Medical clinical diagnostics of indoor mould exposure” presented in April 2016 by the German Society of Hygiene, Environmental Medicine and Preventive Medicine (Gesellschaft f ür Hygiene, Umweltmedizin und Präventivmedizin, GHUP), in collaboration with the above-mentioned scientific medical societies, German and Austrian societies, medical associations and experts. Indoor mould growth is a potential health risk, even if a quantitative and/or causal relationship between the occurrence of individual mould species and health problems has ye...
Source: Allergo Journal International - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study provides new insights into the specific pathways involved in lung damage by chronic IL-8 secretion. Host protection comes at a high cost of lung remodelling and impaired function.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: 3.2 Airway Cell Biology and Immunopathology Source Type: research
We report a case of 60 years old immunocompetent female, presented with cough, chest pain and shortness of breath. The chest X-ray showed a large thick walled cavity in the lower and mid zone of right lung with positive water lily sign. Surgical enucleation of the echinococcal cyst revealed aspergilloma involving the cavity with massive invasion of laminated ectocyst by filamentous fungus, morphologically resembling an Aspergillus species and was further treated with Itraconazole for 3 months. This unique coexistence of active pulmonary echinococcosis and aspergillosis is being reported because of its rarity and clinical i...
Source: Ghana Medical Journal - Category: African Health Tags: Ghana Med J Source Type: research
The clinical presentation of Aspergillus lung disease is determined by the interaction between fungus and host. Invasive aspergillosis develops in severely immunocompromised patients, including those with neutropenia, and increasingly in the non-neutropenic host, including lung transplant recipients, the critically ill patients and patients on steroids. A high index of suspicion is required in patients without the classical risk factors as early presentation is usually silent and non-specific, pyrexia uncommon and timely treatment is crucial for survival. Invasive aspergillosis has also been diagnosed in normal hosts after...
Source: Postgraduate Medical Journal - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Reviews Source Type: research
The clinical presentation of Aspergillus lung disease is determined by the interaction between fungus and host. Invasive aspergillosis develops in severely immunocompromised patients, including those with neutropenia, and increasingly in the non-neutropenic host, including lung transplant recipients, the critically ill patients and patients on steroids. A high index of suspicion is required in patients without the classical risk factors as early presentation is usually silent and non-specific, pyrexia uncommon and timely treatment is crucial for survival. Invasive aspergillosis has also been diagnosed in normal hosts after...
Source: Thorax - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Fungal lung diseases, TB and other respiratory infections, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cystic fibrosis, Interstitial lung disease, Cardiothoracic surgery, Transplantation Review Source Type: research
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