Aspergilloma - fungal ball

Case contributed by Dr M Venkatesh


Patient presented with complaints of cough and sputum since 7 months

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Axial sections demonstrating a thin walled cavity secondary to tuberculosis , containing a hyperdense soft tissue attenuation with surrounding air lucency characteristic of aspergilloma and air crescent sign . Few fibrotic changes are seen surrounding the cavity .

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Case information

rID: 27406
Published: 2nd Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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