[Pulmonary actinomycosis with "balls-in-a hole" appearance diagnosed by examination of bronchial lavage fluid].

@article{Morikawa1998PulmonaryAW,
  title={[Pulmonary actinomycosis with "balls-in-a hole" appearance diagnosed by examination of bronchial lavage fluid].},
  author={Toshiaki Morikawa and Kyousuke Takeuchi and Yasuyuki Tanaka and H Furuiye and Masayuki Fukumura and Riichiro Mikami and Toshiyuki Yamagata and Yoichi Kakuta and Shingo Kawamura and Yukie Tashiro},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={813-7}
}
A 49-year-old man was referred to our hospital because of abnormal chest X-ray findings. Chest X-ray films showed infiltrative opacities in the right lung, and histological findings of a transbronchial biopsy specimen showed non-specific inflammation. The patient was treated with Ofloxacin for one month. After the treatment, chest X-ray films showed that… CONTINUE READING