Air crescent sign

Presentation

Patient with acute myeloid leukemia.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
CT

CT Chest

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
Published: 24th May 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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