In the flexible bronchoscopy of the previous case, the entrance to the cavity is found through two bronchi separated by its spur, producing a double sign of the “black hole“.
Hospital Francisco Muñiz
The chest radiograph was taken without the necessary centering, as shown by the asymmetry between the clavicles and the transverse processes, generating a false image of left pulmonary retraction, (sign of the “naked column”).
A confusing destructive pattern occupies all that hemithorax in which a system of several lung cavities is hidden.
Francisco Muñiz Hospital
It is one of the three ways in which it affects the lung.
View of the interior of a cavity with colonies of Aspergillus fumigatus.
The fungus produces a local disorder of coagulation and can cause serious and fatal hemoptysis.
CT scan of the previous case in which the aspergilloma is observed as a prominence in the posterior wall of the cavity.