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a space in an otherwise solid mass

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A chest radiograph and thoracic CT scan showed multiple cavitary lesions and consolidation.
5-cm in diameter cavitary lesion filled with inflammatory exudate in the upper pole.
Importance of Endometrial Cavitary Coverage for Outcome Success
Plain films will reveal unruptured pulmonary cysts as rounded masses of uniform density, while ruptured cysts result in complex cavitary lesions with variable radiographic features, which include an air-fluid level, a floating membrane (water-lily sign), a double wall, an essentially dry cyst with crumpled membranes (serpent sign, rising sun sign) or an empty cyst.
In this likeness, you see a cavitary lesion in the right upper lobe, diffuse ectasia, bronchiolitis, pleural empyema.
Initial infection is usually via the pulmonary route, following inhalation of an inoculum of organisms within tiny aerosol droplets, predominantly produced by adults with cavitary TB.
A CT was performed six days after his admission and this showed significant airspace consolidation, as well as cavitary lung lesions and bilateral pleural effusions (Figure 1C).
61%) and fewer of them had a cavitary lesion (9% vs.
Individuals with active disease are more infectious if they are coughing frequently, have a cavitary lesion or are smear positive.
Classical tuberculosis upper lobe infiltrates and cavitary lesions are frequently seen among patients who have contracted tuberculosis in the earlier stages of HIV infection (Pitchenik 1987 and Theui 1990).
Pulmonary disease due to NTM may take on a variety of clinicopathologic presentations, including cavitary disease, diffuse nodular disease, and interstitial disease.
Abstract: A case of a cavitary lung lesion in the right middle lobe of a 34-year-old woman who presented with hemoptysis is presented.
A major challenge in diagnosing TB in HIV/AIDS patients is the fact that their sputa often contain few or no mycobacteria because they are less likely to have cavitary lung disease and more likely to have extrapulmonary disease than other TB patients.
CT of the chest revealed multiple cavitary pulmonary nodules throughout the pulmonary parenchyma (figure, B).