Cryptococcal granuloma

Case contributed by Dr Mahomed A. Osman


Smoker. History of myeloma.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Rounded opacity right lower zone, confirmed to be within the right middle lobe on the lateral film.

Case Discussion

A right middle lobe wedge resection was undertaken, and the mass was proven to be a cryptococcal granuloma on histopathological analysis.

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Case information

rID: 24211
Published: 31st Jul 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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