aspergilloma

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as·per·gil·lo·ma

n. aspergiloma, masa redonda de Aspergillus hyphae que coloniza una cavidad existente en el pulmón.
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Only a few samples in this study showed specific characteristics of fungal infection in paranasal sinuses such as a fungal ball [Figure 1].
Caption: Figure 3: Axial, sagittal, and coronal contrast-enhanced CT images of the chest showing a fungal ball in the aortic root adherent to the prosthetic valve (arrows).
The presence of candiduria may reflect diverse disease states, including lower urinary tract colonization, superficial lower urinary tract infection, invasive pyelonephritis, and, rarely, fungal ball obstructing the ureters [2].
The cysts often appear isolated and are not associated with other abnormal airways; occasionally, cysts may be seen in a subpleural location.[sup][2] Pulmonary aspergilloma is a fungal ball infected with aspergillus, the patients who suffered from this disease have the symptoms of hemoptysis, chest pain, fever, etc.
A single pulmonary cavity containing a fungal ball, supported by serologic or microbiologic evidence of infection with Aspergillus species in patients who are not immunocompromised and are asymptomatic or have only minor symptoms and no radiographic evidence of progression for at least 3 months.
Fungal keratitis is usually characterized by a corneal epithelial defect and inflammation of the corneal stroma with endothelial plaque, hypopyon, fungal web and fungal ball in the anterior chamber.
When the pattern is that of a stable, singular, nonprogressive fungal ball within the lung parenchyma, it is known as an aspergilloma, and the patient complains of few symptoms.
Successfully treated renal fungal ball with continuous irrigation of fluconazole.
Fungal ball or sinus mycetoma occurs in a unilateral sinus in an immunocompetent host.
INTRODUCTION: Fungal ball definition: Also known as Aspergilloma.
Progressive increase in cavitation with the evolution of fungal ball: a clue to the diagnosis of chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis.