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cavitary

(ˈkævɪtərɪ)
adj
having or containing cavities
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On her chest x-ray (Figure 1-B); two cavitary lesions on the right lung middle zone and irregular nodular lesions laterally located on the left lung middle and lower zones were observed.
Acid fast-bacilli (AFB) smear-positive, cavitary TB was diagnosed, and the patient began standard treatment with the four first-line TB drugs (isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol) (5).
Another study revealed increased CD4+ T lymphocytes in BAL fluid of patients with less advanced non-cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis and significant enhancement in percentage of CD8+ cells in severe cavitary forms [7].
Three hemorrhages were described as minor, but a fatal hemorrhage occurred in a cavitary lesion while the patient was receiving radiation therapy 30 days after stopping sorafenib.
Part II is entitled "Common Presentations in the Outpatient Setting" and includes the following chapters: Chronic Cough, Recurrent Episodes of Purulent Phlegm, Progressive Exertional Dyspnea, Chronic Exertional Dyspnea, Fatigue-Associated Daytime Sleepiness, Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Hemoptysis, Digital Clubbing, Bilateral Pleural; Effusion, Unilateral Right-Sided Pleural Effusion, Platypnea, Chronic Hypercapnia, Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Pleuritic Chest Pain, Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain, Upper Lobe Pulmonary Infiltrate, Wheezing, Stridor, Cavitary Pulmonary Infiltrate, and Bilateral Hilar Adenopathy.
Approximately 12 months after she had finished her course of isoniazid prophylaxis, she developed a right upper lobe cavitary lesion, which was evident on chest x-ray and CT.
It was partially cavitary in the midportion of the specimen and extended into the hilus and renal vein (Figure 1).
A computed tomography scan of the patient's chest showed a thick-walled cavitary lesion at the posterior segment of the right upper lobe measuring 7.
CECT neck and chest showed cavitary lesion in the right apical segment with few nodular opacities in bilateral apical segment suggestive of infective aetiology, most likely Koch's.
Axial computed tomography (CT) scans of the chest demonstrated ground glass haziness with diffuse bilateral alveolar infiltrates with a cavitary mass-like consolidation in the left lung base (Figure-2).