Pulmonary cryptococcosis

Case contributed by Dr Yale Rosen
X-ray

Chest x-ray

Cryptococcosis

CT

CT guided biopsy

Cryptococcosis

Case Discussion

Cryptococcosis diagnosed by core biopsy of the right lower lung lesion. This patient also has had significant occupational asbestos exposure while residing in Turkey. The patient has no evidence of immunodeficiency.

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Case information

rID: 16218
Published: 30th Dec 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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