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acute invasive aspergillosis

 

Definition: an aggressive infection, particularly in severely immunocompromised people, involving the invasion of blood vessels and tissue infarction by Aspergillus fumigatus. The disease often mimics the signs and symptoms of acute bacterial pneumonia.

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