Cryptococcosis chest x ray

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Kuchkuntla, M.B.B.S[2]

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Chest radiography in a patient with pulmonary cryptococcosis may show interstitial infiltrates or pleural effusion and hilar lymphadenopathy.

Chest X-Ray

Cryptococcus granuloma in right lung base, source: radiopedia.org


References

  1. Balloul E, Couderc LJ, Molina JM, Cahite I, Wolff M, Saimot AG; et al. (1997). "[Pulmonary cryptococcosis during HIV infection. 15 cases]". Rev Mal Respir. 14 (5): 365–70. PMID 9480480.
  2. Gordonson, Jay; Birnbaum, William; Jacobson, George; Nicholas Sargent, E. (1974). "Pulmonary Cryptococcosis". Radiology. 112 (3): 557–561. doi:10.1148/112.3.557. ISSN 0033-8419.
  3. Friedman EP, Miller RF, Severn A, Williams IG, Shaw PJ (1995). "Cryptococcal pneumonia in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome". Clin Radiol. 50 (11): 756–60. PMID 7489624.
  4. Sun LM, Chen TY, Chen WJ, Hsieh MJ, Liu JW, Huang CC; et al. (2002). "Cryptococcus infection in a patient with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: imaging findings mimicking pulmonary metastases". Br J Radiol. 75 (891): 275–8. doi:10.1259/bjr.75.891.750275. PMID 11932223.

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