Air crescent sign

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Patient with acute myeloid leukemia

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female
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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