Pulmonary cryptococcosis in immunocompetent patients: CT findings in 12 patients.

@article{Fox2005PulmonaryCI,
  title={Pulmonary cryptococcosis in immunocompetent patients: CT findings in 12 patients.},
  author={Danial L Fox and Nestor Luiz M{\"u}ller},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2005},
  volume={185 3},
  pages={622-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to review the CT findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis in 12 immunocompetent patients. CONCLUSION The CT manifestations of pulmonary cryptococcosis consist of pulmonary nodules or masses measuring 5-52 mm in diameter and focal areas of consolidation. The nodules and masses have a predominantly peripheral distribution in 80% of the cases. Cavitation of nodules or consolidation is seen in approximately 40% of the cases. The infection can be due to Cryptococcus… CONTINUE READING

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