Mucormycosis x ray

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Chest Xray showing cavitation in the upper lobe of left lung

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Syed Hassan A. Kazmi BSc, MD [2]

Overview

Chest xray in pulmonary mucormycosis may show cavitation, hilar adenopathy, pleural effusion, lobar or multi-nodular consolidation and nodules.

Chest X-Ray Findings

Chest xray in pulmonary mucormycosis may show:[1]

References

  1. McAdams HP, Rosado de Christenson M, Strollo DC, Patz EF (1997). "Pulmonary mucormycosis: radiologic findings in 32 cases". AJR Am J Roentgenol. 168 (6): 1541–8. doi:10.2214/ajr.168.6.9168721. PMID 9168721.

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