Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Extensive bullous lung disease demonstrates a rounded opacity in the medial aspect of the right apex.


Zoomed image of the right apex demonstrating the rounded opacity. 


CT confirms the rounded density located within a cavity at the apex of the right lung. It is separated from the adjacent wall by a thin crescent of air, (known as Monod sign) and is consistent with an aspergilloma.

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Case information

rID: 8731
Published: 26th Feb 2010
Last edited: 23rd May 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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