Introduction: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is known as type I and III allergic
Methods: Non-hierarchical cluster analysis was performed for 349 patients with possible ABPA-central bronchiectasis (ABPA-CB) of the retrospective national-wide cohort study in Japan executed in 2013. Definition of possible ABPA-CB
Results: Three clusters were identified. Cluster 1 (n=95) was characterized with early-onset (median ages, 39 years), male-dominance, and frequent recurrences (65%). The patients in cluster 2 (n=115) were
Conclusions: There are 3 distinct clinical phenotypes characterized by different age of onset, gender, asthma prevalence, total serum IgE levels, and frequency of recurrences.
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- ATS 2018