Pulmonary cavity (mnemonic)

Dr Derek Smith and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

A particularly helpful mnemonic for causes of pulmonary cavities is:

  • CAVITY

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

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    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: lung abscess
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