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Pneumonia with subsequent Aspergilloma, Pt NM.

Patient had life threatening pneumonia, cavity formation was later observed. He later presented with a fungal ball. The aspergilloma was removed by surgical resection of the right upper lobe. View case history

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Image 1 08/12/2005 Pneumonia was diagnosed.
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Image 2 07/02/2006 Cavitation was seen.
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Image 3 28/08/2006 Scarring and a thin walled cavity in the upper lobe is shown.

chest x ray Pt NM
Image 4 27/05/09 One large and several small cavities were seen the patient had recurrent chest infections.
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Image 5 27/05/09 CT scan confirmed the presence of several cavities and a fungal ball of 24mm in a 5cm diameter cavity. Some thickening and distortion of bronchi was noted. Pleural thickening peripheral to the cavity was seen.
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Image 6 27/05/09 Ct scan (2)

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Image 7 28/08/09 In june 09 the patient underwent surgical resection of the right upper lobe. This subsequent X- ray was clear.
 

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