Rev Mal Respir 2020 Jan 20;37(1):80-85. Epub 2019 Dec 20.
Service de pneumologie, oncologie et allergologie respiratoires, Hôpital universitaire de Besançon, CHU de Besançon, CHU Jean-Minjoz, 3, boulevard Fleming, 25000 Besançon, France; UMR-CNRS 6249 Chrono-environnement, université de Franche-Comté, 25000 Besançon, France.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis are two forms of lung disease with presumed distinct immunoallergic mechanisms. We report the observation of a 38-year-old French farmer who, for one month, had fever and dyspnoea resistant to antibiotic therapy. A diagnosis of farmer's lung, and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis was made on clinical, biological, functional and radiological evidence and according to the criteria established. Read More