Pulmonary cavity (mnemonic)

Dr Henry Knipe and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

A particularly helpful mnemonic for causes of pulmonary cavities is:



Article information

rID: 1028
System: Chest
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • CAVITY (mnemonic)

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Cases and figures

  • Pulmonary Tubercu...
    Case 1: pulmonary tuberculosis
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  • Case 2: granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener)
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  • Case 3: cavitating lung cancer
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  • Case 4: pulmonary abscess
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