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Radiographical vignette: an apical lung density in an elderly man with hemoptysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23882981     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An Aspergilloma is a "ball" of fungal mycelia composed of Aspergillus species developing in a pre-existing lung cavity. This uncommon entity may cause hemoptysis and may be a diagnostic challenge. We present imaging and review the literature of a recent case managed in our institution.
Authors:
Yazmín Soto Guerrero; Alan Hernandez Castillo; Francisco Jaume Anselmi; Axel Vélez Santiago; José Ramírez Rivera
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0004-4849     ISO Abbreviation:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Publication Date:    2012 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505267     Medline TA:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Country:  Puerto Rico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
lnternal Medicine Department, San German and Ponce School of Medicine Consortium, Ponce, Puerto Rico. rinconculebrina@gmail.com
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