Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 11th, 2003
According to a study from Taiwan, "Cryptococcosis is not uncommon. Potential interpretation pitfalls should be kept in mind when fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) is used for differentiating pulmonary nodules and for discriminating infection from malignancy, especially in areas where the prevalence of granulomatous infection is high and in immunocompromised patients.
"In this case, a nodular mass was shown on chest radiography and computed tomographic (CT) scanning. A consolidated infection or a...
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