Air crescent sign

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Patient with acute myeloid leukemia

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

CT scan shows an air crescent sign of recovering angioinvasive aspergillosis

Case Discussion

An air crescent sign describes the crescent of air that can be seen in invasive aspergillosissemi-invasive aspergillosis or other processes that cause pulmonary necrosis.

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Case Information

rID: 23138
Case created: 24th May 2013
Last edited: 15th Jul 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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