Items tagged “aspergillus”

17 results found
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 20 Mar 2009
68% complete
X-rayCT
Article

Finger in glove sign (lung)

The finger in glove sign can be seen on either a chest radiograph or CT chest and refers to the characteristic sign of a bronchocoele. The same appearance has also been referred to as: rabbit ear appearance mickey mouse appearance toothpaste-shaped opacities Y-shaped opacities V-shaped opac...
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Angioinvasive aspergillosis

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Feb 2010
95% complete
CTX-rayAnnotated image
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Angioinvasive aspergillosis (gross pathology)

Angioinvasive asp...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Yale Rosen
Published 22 Feb 2010
72% complete
Photo
Article

Obstructive bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

Obstructive bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is an uncommon manifestation of non-invasive aspergillosis seen in patients with AIDS. It is typically caused by Aspergillus fumigatus and represents marked overgrowth of intraluminal of the fungus.
Case

Monod sign (aspergilloma)

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2010
50% complete
CT
Article

Aspergilloma

Aspergillomas are mass-like fungus balls that are typically composed of Aspergillus fumigatus and are a non-invasive form of pulmonary aspergillosis. It usually falls under the subgroup chronic pulmonary aspergillosis. Terminology Although the term mycetoma is frequently used to describe these...
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Air crescent sign

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2010
55% complete
CT
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Aspergillus fumigatus (histology)

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2010
29% complete
Pathology
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Aspergillus fumigatus - electron micrograph (photo)

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2010
41% complete
Pathology
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Subacute invasive pulmonary aspergillosis

Subacute invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (previously known as chronic necrotizing aspergillosis (CNA) or semi-invasive aspergillosis is subacute to chronic localised and indolent form of invasive aspergillosis. It is also sometimes grouped under the term chronic pulmonary aspergillosis. Epidem...
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Angioinvasive aspergillosis

Angioinvasive aspergillosis is the most severe and aggressive form of invasive aspergillosis. It is a life-threatening condition that requires prompt treatment. Fortunately, it is not seen in the general population and only occurs in profoundly immunocompromised patients.  Epidemiology Angioin...
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Halo sign (chest)

The halo sign in chest imaging is a feature seen on lung window settings (typically HRCT), ground glass opacity surrounding a pulmonary nodule or mass and represents hemorrhage. It is typically seen in angioinvasive aspergillosis. Pathology Histopathologically, it represents a focus of pulmona...
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Aspergilloma

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 Feb 2010
45% complete
CTX-ray
Article

Aflatoxins

Aflatoxins are naturally-occurring mycotoxins that are produced by Aspergillus species, especially Aspergillus flavus. They are acutely toxic and carcinogenic. Acute exposure High-level aflatoxin exposure can result in acute aflatoxicosis with acute hepatic necrosis, leading to cirrhosis, and ...
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Air crescent sign (aspergilloma)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Jul 2011
92% complete
X-rayCT
Case

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Royal Melbourne Hospital Respiratory
Published 23 Feb 2013
65% complete
CT

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