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a space in an otherwise solid mass

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The disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of multiple cavitary pulmonary nodules on chest radiography, even in HIV-negative immunocompromised patients receiving long-term corticosteroid treatment.
5-9]); thin walled two cavitary lesions, a few small subpleural nodules and a fibrotic band extending to the pleural border.
12) Our patient had a right upper lobe cavitary lung lesion that, in the absence of a positive smear or culture, was treated as a tuberculosis reactivation.
3) The major cause of death in celiac disease associated with cavitary lymph nodes and splenic atrophy is overwhelming infection complicated by hyposplenism and cachexia.
Following endometrial stimulation, we prescribe a 10-day progestin withdrawal and ask the patient to return to the office for a flexible diagnostic hysteroscopy following her first menses to ensure cavitary integrity.
Generally, acquired MDR TB develops when there is a large bacterial burden (which can be indicated by cavitary lesions seen on chest radiograph) and when there are treatment failures related to noncompliance, inappropriate drug choice, and interruption in treatment.
Infectiousness is highest in patients with sputum that is smear-positive for AFB or those with cavitary lesions on a chest radiograph.
They evaluated seven variables and concluded that three--a positive smear in the case subject, cavitary disease in the case subject, and total hours exposed to the contact each month--were most likely to be predictive of a positive skin test in contacts (JAMA 287[8]:996-1002, 2002).
Pneumonia, lung abscess, or cavitary disease with spread to contiguous structures are typical clinical presentations.
To study the incidence of cavitary and non cavitary disease in combined diagnosis.
CT revealed cystic and cavitary lesions and diffuse destruction, accompanied by left pleural thickening.
Plain radiograph of the chest demostrated bilateral upper lobe infiltrates with cavitary lesions (Figure 1).
The patient also developed pneumomediastinum and CT of the chest showed increase in the cavitary disease (Figure 4).