Lung fungus, also known as aspergillosis, is an infection or allergic response caused by the fungus Aspergillus, according to MedlinePlus. Several forms of aspergillosis exist, including pulmonary aspergillosis and asper... More »

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Forms of aspergillosis that affect the sinuses do not usually spread to other parts of the body, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These include allergic Aspergillus sinusitis, which causes inflammat... More »

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The prognosis for fungus in the lungs, or pulmonary aspergilloma, is positive in many cases. The condition rarely requires treatment, but if it leads to severe and potentially fatal bleeding, surgery may be necessary. Su... More »

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Forms of aspergillosis that affect the sinuses do not usually spread to other parts of the body, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These include allergic Aspergillus sinusitis, which causes inflammat... More »

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Common causes of lung lesions, also known as solitary pulmonary nodules, include bacterial infections, such as histoplasmosis, gryptococcosis, tuberculosis, aspergillosis and coccidioidomycosis, according to Healthline. ... More »

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Lung fibrosis, or pulmonary fibrosis, takes place when damaged and scarred tissue in the lung causes it to dysfunction, explains Mayo Clinic. The cause of lung fibrosis is unknown as of 2015, and the lung damage is irrep... More »

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Lung scarring, also known as pulmonary fibrosis, is irreversible, according to the American Lung Association. It can cause breathing difficulties and lead to other medical issues, including collapsed lung and lung cancer... More »